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H36206 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone

98%

Synonym: Oxybenzone

  • CAS Number 131-57-7

  • Linear Formula HOC6H3(OCH3)COC6H5

  • Molecular Weight 228.24

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1913145

  •  EC Number 205-031-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00008387

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24895582

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Building Blocks, C13 to C14, Carbonyl Compounds,
Quality Level   200
assay   98%
bp   150-160 °C/5 mmHg (lit.)
mp   62-64 °C (lit.)
solubility   95% ethanol: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless
SMILES string   COc1ccc(c(O)c1)C(=O)c2ccccc2
InChI   1S/C14H12O3/c1-17-11-7-8-12(13(15)9-11)14(16)10-5-3-2-4-6-10/h2-9,15H,1H3
InChI key   DXGLGDHPHMLXJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone (benzophenone-3) is commonly employed as a broad-band UV-filter in sunscreen cosmetic products. It protects skin from the deleterious effects of the sun. It is one of the sunscreen constituent and its trace determination in water samples by solid-phase microextraction (SPME) and gas chromatography with flame ionization and mass spectrometric detection has been reported.

Application

2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone may be used in the following studies:
• Synthesis of as poly[(2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone) propylene] (HMBP-PD), a polymeric ligand (resin) used for the synthesis of metal/ligand polychelates (metal-polymer complexes).
• Analytical reagent for the gravimetric determination of Cu(II).

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
DJ1575000
Flash Point(F) 
212.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
100 °C - closed cup

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