Agent Name

Dibenzoylmethane

CAS Number

120-46-7

Formula

C15-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Diphenyl-1,3-propanedione; 2-Benzoylacetophenone; Karenzu DK2; Phenyl phenacyl ketone; Rhodiastab 83; omega-Benzoylacetophenone; 1,3-Diphenylpropane-1,3-dione; 1,3-Propanedione, 1,3-diphenyl-; [ChemIDplus] Phenyl-alpha-hydroxystyryl ketone; gamma-Hydroxychalkone; [Merck Index]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light yellow crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Causes changes in liver and uterine weights in 2-week constant oral studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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