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Bisphenol A
CAS Registry No. 80-05-7

Synonyms: 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol; 2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane;
bis(4-hydroxyphenyl) dimethylmethane; bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane;
4,4'-bisphenol a; DIAN; p,p'-dihydroxydiphenyldimethylmethane;
p,p'-dihydroxydiphenylpropane; 2,2-(4,4-dihydroxydiphenyl)propane;
4,4'-dihydroxdiphenylpropane; 4,4'-dihydroxydiphenyl-2,2-propane;
4,4'-dihydroxy-2,2-diphenylpropane; dimethylmethylene-p,p'-diphenol;
beta-di-p-hydroxyphenylpropane; dimethyl bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)methane; diphenylolpropane; 2,2-di(4-phenylol)propane; p,p'-isopropylidenebisphenol;
4,4'-dimethylmethylenediphenol; Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis-;
2,2-bis(4,4'-hydroxyphenyl)propane.
 

Chemical Structure and Formula

C15H16O2 or (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2


 

Chemical Properties

Melting Point (°C): 150-159
Boiling Point (°C): 220 (at 4 mm Hg)
Flash Point (°C): 227
Specific Gravity: 1.195 (25/25°C)
Water Solubility: <1 mg/mL at 21.5°C (insoluble)
RTECS SL6300000
Comments: White to light brown flakes or powder

   
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