Benzophenone-3
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Benzophenone-3
Alias
2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone
Benzophenone, 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-
Methanone, (2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)phenyl-
Oxybenzone
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Phenol
CAS No.
131-57-7
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C14H12O3
Molecular Weight: 228.24
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white to pale yellow crystal.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 7400mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 300mg/Kg.
reproductive effect (very small negative impact).
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent anti-photoaging, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
UV absorbing agent in personal care products.
UV absorbing agent in paints, polymers, resins, plastics.
Use as photosensitizing agent.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:131-57-7
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