Agent Name

Benzoic anhydride

CAS Number

93-97-0

Formula

C14-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzoyl anhydride; Benzoyl benzoate; Benzoylbenzoate; Benzoic acid, 1,1'-anhydride; Benzoic acid, anhydride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used to make pharmaceuticals, dyes, and intermediates; [Merck Index]

Comments

Reacts with water; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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