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B2030 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzoyl peroxide

~70% (titration)

Synonym: Dibenzoyl peroxide

  • CAS Number 94-36-0

  • Linear Formula (C6H5CO)2O2

  • Molecular Weight 242.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 984320

  •  MDL number MFCD00003071

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Properties

assay   ~70% (titration)
autoignition temp.   176 °F
contains   ~30% water as stabilizer
mp   105 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   O=C(OOC(=O)c1ccccc1)c2ccccc2
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

Description

Application

Polymerization initiator for polyester and acrylic resins.

Widely used initiator, curing agent, and cross-linking agent in polymerization processes.

Safety & Documentation

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UN 3104A1 5.2
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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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