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Biphenyl

Product NameBiphenyl

CAS92-52-4

MFC12H10

MW154.21

EINECS202-163-5

MOL File92-52-4.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point 68-70 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 255 °C (lit.)
Density  0.992
vapor density  5.31 (vs air)
vapor pressure  9.46 mm Hg ( 115 °C)
FEMA  3129 | BIPHENYL
refractive index  1.475
Flash point 113 °C
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  Soluble in alcohol and ether
form  Crystalline Powder, Crystals or Flakes
Specific Gravity 0.992
color  White to faint yellow
Odor pleasant odor
explosive limit 0.6%, 111°F
Water Solubility  insoluble
Merck  14,3314
JECFA Number 1332
BRN  1634058
Henry's Law Constant 2.92 at 25 °C (air stripping-GC, Destaillats and Charles, 2002)
Exposure limits NIOSH REL: TWA 0.2 ppm, IDLH 100 mg/m3; OSHA PEL: TWA 0.2 ppm; ACGIH TLV: TWA 0.2 ppm.
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidising agents.
InChIKey ZUOUZKKEUPVFJK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference 92-52-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Biphenyl(92-52-4)
EPA Substance Registry System Biphenyl (92-52-4)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi,N,Xn,F,T
Risk Statements  36/37/38-50/53-67-65-62-48/20-11-39/23/24/25-23/24/25-52/53
Safety Statements  23-60-61-62-36/37-33-29-16-9-45
RIDADR  UN 3077 9/PG 3
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  DU8050000
Autoignition Temperature 570 °C
TSCA  Yes
HazardClass  9
PackingGroup  III
HS Code  29029030
Hazardous Substances Data 92-52-4(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in rats: 3280 mg/kg (Deichmann)
IDLA 100 mg/m3

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