Benzidine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Benzidine Properties


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Benzidine is a aromatic amine. It is a synthetic chemical that does not occur naturally. It is a component of a test for cyanide and also in the production of dyes. Benzidine has been linked to bladder and pancreatic cancer. Benzidine is prepared in a two step process from nitrobenzene. Benzidine has been used for over a century as an intermediate in the production of azo dyes, sulfur dyes, fast color salts, naphthols, and other dyeing compounds.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Solid
Boiling Point 358.7 °C
CAS Number 92-87-5
Density 1.156 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-199-1
IUPAC Name 4,4'-Diaminobiphenyl
InChI 1S/C12H12N2/c13-11-5-1-9(2-6-11)10-3-7-12(14)8-4-10/h1-8H,13-14H2
Melting Point 122-125 °C
Molar Mass 184.24 g/mol
Molecular Formula C12H12N2
Synonyms p-Benzidine; p,p'-Dianiline; p,p'-Diaminobiphenyl; p,p-Bianiline uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X