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SHORT DESCRIPTION

Benzophenone is an aromatic ketone widely employed in sunscreens to absorb ultraviolet (UV) light. Its chemical structure, a phenyl ketone with two benzene rings, allows it to dissipate UV radiation as heat. Benzophenone protects the skin by preventing UV-induced damage, contributing to sunscreen formulations' photoprotective properties.

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C₆H₅COC₆H₅

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CHEMICAL NAME

Benzophenone

INDUSTRY

Personal Care

APPLICATION

  1. UV Absorber: Benzophenone is utilized as a UV absorber in various products such as sunscreen formulations and plastics to protect against degradation caused by ultraviolet radiation.
  2. Photoinitiator: Benzophenone acts as a photoinitiator in the curing process of UV-curable coatings and inks, facilitating rapid polymerization upon exposure to ultraviolet light.
  3. Fragrance Fixative: Benzophenone serves as a fixative in perfumes and fragrances, enhancing their longevity and stability by preventing evaporation of volatile scent components.
  4. Flavor Enhancer: Benzophenone is employed in food packaging materials to enhance the flavor retention of packaged foods by minimizing oxidation and degradation caused by exposure to light.
  5. Polymer Additive: Benzophenone is added to polymers such as polycarbonates and acrylics to improve their weatherability and resistance to yellowing when exposed to sunlight.

IDENTIFICATION AND PROPERTIES

SYNONYMS

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MOLECULAR WEIGHT

182.217 g/mol

CAS NUMBER

119-61-9

CHEMICAL FORMULA

C₆H₅COC₆H₅

HS CODE

29143930

DENSITY

1.11 g/cm3

MELTING POINT

48.5 °C

BOILING POINT

305.4 °C

VISCOSITY

Not Specified

SHELF LIFE

Not Specified

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

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WHY ELCHEMY?

Benzophenone is revered for its outstanding properties notably its Antimicrobial. ts importance resonates across various sectors such as Personal Care where it plays a crucial role . The exceptional traits of this compound make it indispensable in modern practices, boosting efficiency and efficacy. Its distinctive attributes are vital for contemporary applications, greatly improving overall performance and results.

Discover why Elchemy stands out in the field of chemical distribution and custom manufacturing. Our unwavering commitment to customer-centricity drives us to mitigate supply chain risk, ensure stringent quality assurance, and navigate complex regulatory landscapes with ease. With strong affiliations across Indian and global suppliers, we possess a deep understanding of the industry's pulse, enabling us to offer contractual agreements, market intelligence, and competitive prices driven by economies of scale.

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But it's not just about transactions; it's about relationships. We mitigate credit risk, foster transparency, and prioritize customer satisfaction above all else. Whether you're in pharmaceuticals, agriculture, or manufacturing, Elchemy is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of the chemical industry, transforming challenges into opportunities, one happy customer at a time.

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