Agent Name

1,2-Dihydrostilbene

Alternative Name

Bibenzyl

CAS Number

103-29-7

Formula

C14-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Diphenylethane; 1,2-Diphenylethane, s; Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis-; Dibenzil; Dibenzyl; Dihydrostilbene; Ethane, 1,2-diphenyl-; s-Diphenylethane; sym-Diphenylethane; Bibenzyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystals, insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of dihydrophenanthrenes from phenylalanine; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline]

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