Benzoyl Peroxide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Benzoyl Peroxide Properties

Benzoyl Peroxide

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Benzoyl peroxide is an organic compound in the organic peroxide family. It consists of two benzoyl groups joined by a peroxide group. It is one of the most important organic peroxides in terms of applications and the scale of its production. Benzoyl peroxide is used as an acne treatment, for improving flour, for bleaching hair and teeth, for polymerising polyester and many other uses.Its is also used as a radical initiator to induce polymerizations,antiseptic and bleaching,Carpatch Hardener for hot melt and liquid adhesives.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Solid
Boiling Point 80ºC
CAS Number 94-36-0
Chemical Composition Sodium hydroxide;Hydrogen peroxide;Benzoyl chloride;Carbomer 940;Benzoic acid; Phenylacetone
Density 1.334 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-327-6
HS Code 291632100
IUPAC Name Dibenzoyl Peroxide
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
LR Assay 75.0%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 103-105 °C
Molar Mass 242.23 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H10O4
NFPA 704 H-3, F-1, R-3, C-OX
RTECS Number DM8575000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Perkadox L;Varox Ans;Dibenzoyl Peroxide;Benzoyl Superoxide;Benzoyl Peroxide;Benzoyl Benzenecarboperoxoate;Benzoyl Dioxide;Benzoperoxide;Benzoyl Peroxide Powder 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