Typical physical and chemical properties
Catalog Number ACM119619-2
Product Name Benzophenone
CAS 119-61-9
Synonyms Dipheny ketone
Description Benzophenone is the organic compound with the formula (C6H5)2CO, generally abbreviated Ph2CO. Benzophenone is a widely used building block in organic chemistry, being the parent diarylketone.
IUPAC Name Diphenylmethanone
Molecular Weight 182.22
Molecular Formula C13H10O
InChI InChI=1S/C13H10O/c14-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10H
Boiling Point 305 °C
Melting Point 47-51 °C
Flash Point >230 °F
Purity 95%+
Density 1.11 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Solubility Insoluble in water and glycerol; slightly soluble in propylene glycol; soluble in oils
Appearance Orange crystals
Application Benzophenone is mainly used as a photoinitiator molecule in a variety of 3D printing s. It has a high quantum yield that makes it useful in the development of UV curable photopolymers.
Autoignition Temperature 650 °C
Complexity 165
Covalently-Bonded Unit Count 1
Decomposition When heated to decomp it emits acrid and irritating fumes.;>320 °C
Defined Atom Stereocenter Count 0
Exact Mass 182.073164938
Formal Charge 0
Heavy Atom Count 14
Hydrogen Bond Acceptor Count 1
Hydrogen Bond Donor Count 0
Isotope Atom Count 0
Monoisotopic Mass 182.073164938
Physical State Crystalline powder
Rotatable Bond Count 2
Topological Polar Surface Area 17.1 Ų
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