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385980 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzoic anhydride

≥95%

  • CAS Number 93-97-0

  • Linear Formula (C6H5CO)2O

  • Molecular Weight 226.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 516726

  •  EC Number 202-291-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00003073

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24864062

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
assay   ≥95%
mp   38-42 °C (lit.)
density   1.199 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   O=C(OC(=O)c1ccccc1)c2ccccc2
InChI   1S/C14H10O3/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)17-14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10H
InChI key   CHIHQLCVLOXUJW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Benzoic anhydride can be used as a:
• Condensation reagent in the synthesis of carboxylic esters from carboxylic acids and alcohols.
• Coupling reagent in the synthesis of macrolactones.
• Acylating reagent for acylating sulfonamides, amines, alcohols, and phenols using ZSM-5-SO3H as a catalyst.

It can be also used as a reagent for the preparation of benzyl benzoate , benzylidene dibenzoate , 4-benzoyltoluene .

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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