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4-Methylbenzophenone

analytical standard

Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4COC6H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
196.24
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥98.5% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

326 °C (lit.)

mp

56.5-57 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care
pharmaceutical

format

neat

SMILES string

Cc1ccc(cc1)C(=O)c2ccccc2

InChI

1S/C14H12O/c1-11-7-9-13(10-8-11)14(15)12-5-3-2-4-6-12/h2-10H,1H3

InChI key

WXPWZZHELZEVPO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

4-Methylbenzophenone is a photo-initiator for printing inks, mainly applied to the cardboard boxes used for packing. It is reported to be a non-genotoxic carcinogen. However, it can contaminate foodstuffs when it comes in contact with the package contents.

Application

4-Methylbenzophenone may be used as a reference standard for the determination of the analyte in breakfast cereals, paperboard food packaging and packed milk by various chromatography techniques.

Analysis Note

The purity is calculated based on the principle of mass balance and is mentioned on the CoA

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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