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8.01641

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzoyl peroxide

(with 25% H₂O) for synthesis

Synonym(s):
Dibenzoyl peroxide, Benzoyl peroxide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C14H10O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
242.23
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
202-327-6

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<1 hPa ( 20 °C)

form

crystals

autoignition temp.

>380 °C

potency

7710 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

reaction suitability

reagent type: oxidant

mp

100-105 °C (decomposition)

density

1.33 g/cm3 at 25 °C

bulk density

500‑600 kg/m3

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C14H10O4/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)17-18-14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10H

InChI key

OMPJBNCRMGITSC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Analysis Note

Assay (iodometric): 72,0 - 77,0 %(m)
Melting range (after drying): 102 - 105 °C
Identity (IR): conforms

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Org. Perox. C - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

4.1A - Other explosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

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