Agent Name

Benzoin oxime

CAS Number

441-38-3

Formula

C14-H13-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzoin, alpha-oxime; Benzoinoxim [Czech]; Benzoin, oxime; Benzoinoxime; Ethanone, 2-hydroxy-1,2-diphenyl-, oxime; Ethanone, 2-hydroxy-1,2-diphenyl-, oxime (alpha isomer); alpha-Benzoin oxime; [ChemIDplus] 2-Hydroxy-1,2-diphenylethanone oxime; 2-Hydroxy-2-phenylacetophenone oxime; [Merck Index]

Category

Oximes

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Alpha and beta isomers occur; The alpha isomer is used in the determination of copper, molybdenum, and tungsten concentrations. [Merck Index] Also used in photographic chemicals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [RTECS] May cause eye irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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