Bisphenol B
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Title: Bisphenol B
CAS Registry Number: 77-40-7
CAS Name: 4,4¢-(1-Methylpropylidene)bisphenol
Additional Names: p,p¢-sec-butylidenediphenol; 2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)butane
Molecular Formula: C16H18O2
Molecular Weight: 242.31
Percent Composition: C 79.31%, H 7.49%, O 13.21%
Literature References: May be prepd from phenol and ethyl methyl ketone: Jansen, US 2468982 (1949 to Goodrich).
Properties: Crystals or tan granules, mp 118.9-121.7°. Approximate soly per 100 g: acetone 266 g; benzene 2.3 g; carbon tetrachloride <0.1 g; ether 133 g; methanol 166 g; V.M.P. naphtha <0.1 g; water <0.1 g.
Melting point: mp 118.9-121.7°
Use: In the manufacture of phenolic resins.

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