4-Acetylbiphenyl Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

4-Acetylbiphenyl Properties


4-Acetylbiphenyl Molecular Structure-Molecule Struture
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4-Acetylbiphenyl is crystalline solid with a pleasant odour, used as an intermediate for the synthesis of organic compounds including pharmaceuticals, antifungal agents, optical brightening agents and dyes.It is directly used in the preservation of citrus fruits as a fungistat in transportation containers.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Light Yellow Powder
Boiling Point 325-327 0C
CAS Number 92-91-1
EINECS Number 202-202-6
HS Code 29143900
IUPAC Name 1-(4-Phenylphenyl)Ethan-1-One
InChI 1S/C14H12O/c1-11(15)12-7-9-14(10-8-12)13-5-3-2-4-6-13/h2-10H,1H3
Main Hazards May cause respiratory tract irritation,skin and eye.
Melting Point 118-123°C
Molar Mass 196.2 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H12O
RTECS Number AM9662502
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms 4-Phenylacetophenone;4-Biphenyl methyl ketone
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