2,2-Diphenylethanal

  • Diphenylacetaldehyde
  • a-Phenylbenzeneacetaldehyde
Formula
C14H12O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
947-91-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-433-7
23 24/25
RTECS
AB2827500
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1424292
Beilstein Reference
4-07-00-01400

Properties.
Formula
C14H12O
Formula mass
196.26
Boiling point, °C
313
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0005 (25 C)
Density
1.106 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5892 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
55.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
161
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.