Agent Name

Chalcone

CAS Number

94-41-7

Formula

C15-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Diphenyl-2-propen-1-one; 1,3-Diphenyl-1-propen-3-one; 1,3-Diphenylpropenone; 1-Benzoyl-2-phenylethene; 1-Phenyl-2-benzoylethylene; 2-Benzalacetophenone; 2-Benzylideneacetophenone; 2-Propen-1-one, 1,3-diphenyl-; 3-Phenylacrylophenone; Acrylophenone, 3-phenyl-; alpha-Benzylideneacetophenone; Benzalacetophenone; Benzylidene acetophenone; Benzylidenecetophenone; beta-Benzoylstyrene; beta-Phenylacrylophenone; Chalkone; Cinnamophenone; Phenyl 2-phenylvinyl ketone; Phenyl styryl ketone; Styryl phenyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Natural aromatic ketone utilized for the biosynthesis of flavones and as a template for bioactive substances known as chalcones; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes other liver changes and multiple enzyme effects in acute intraperitoneal studies of mice; Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin irritant; [Merck Index] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000107 mm Hg

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