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Benzoyl Peroxide

Also known as Dibenzoyl peroxide, Benzoperoxide

H.S.Code 29163200 CAS No. 94-36-0
Molecular Formula C14H10O4 Molecular Weight 242.230
Physical State Solid Refractive index 1.543
Odour Faint odour of benzaldehyde Solubility in water Poor
Density 1.334 g/cm3 Flash point 176 °F
pH value Melting Point 105 °C

About Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl peroxide is a chemical compound which is a white granular solid which is soluble in acetone, ethanol, and many other organic solvents but poorly soluble in water. It can be prepared from the reaction between benzoyl chloride and hydrogen peroxide. Benzoyl Peroxide is a peroxide with antibacterial, irritant, keratolytic, comedolytic, and anti-inflammatory activity.

Benzoyl peroxide is an oxidizer, which is principally used as in the production of polymers. As a medication, benzoyl peroxide is mostly used to treat acne, either alone or in combination with other treatments. Benzoyl peroxide is also used in the plastics industry and for bleaching flour, hair, and textiles.

Benzoyl Peroxide Molecular Image

Benzoyl Peroxide Specifications

Packaging 500 gm
Form Powder
Colour White
Grade Extra Pure
Hazard Class
Storage Keep in a dry, cool place.
Shelf Life 36 Months
Benzoyl Peroxide Bottle

500 gm