Oxybenzone
CAS 131-57-7

Chemical structure of Oxybenzone
  • Molecular Formula: C14H12O3
  • Molecular Weight: 228.247 g/mol
Identifiers for Oxybenzone
  • Cas Number: 131-57-7
  • EINECS Number: 205-031-5
  • MDL Number: MFCD00008387
  • InChIKey: DXGLGDHPHMLXJC-UHFFFAOYAX
  • Smiles: COC1=CC=C(C(=C1)O)C(=O)C2=CC=CC=C2
Synthesis and properties of Oxybenzone
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for Oxybenzone: Tetrahedron, 42, p. 885, 1986 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(01)87495-0
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
Oxybenzone
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(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-phenylmethanone
(2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-phenyl)-phenyl-methanone
(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)(phenyl)methanone
(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-phenylmethanon
(2-hydroxy-4-méthoxyphényl)-phénylméthanone
(2-ヒドロキシ-4-メトキシフェニル)-フェニルメタノン
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of Oxybenzone: 62.5 ºC
Boiling Point of Oxybenzone: 150-160 ºC (5 mmHg)
Density of Oxybenzone: 1.300 g/mL
Refractive Index of Oxybenzone: n/a
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