Alfa Aesar Benzoin, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A101880I
Benzoin is used as a flavor, antiseptic and photopolymerization catalyst. It is also used as a raw material in organic syntheses. It serves as a precursor to benzil, which is a photoinitiator. Further, it is used as degassing agent for powder coatings. In addition to this, it is used as an additive and in powder coating to remove the pinhole phenomenon.
Soluble in chlorine. Slightly soluble in water, ethanol and ether.
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and strong oxidizing agents.
|131° to 136°C|
|334° to 344°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
RTECSNumber : DI1590000
TSCA : TSCA