Sentence Examples


  • On fusion with caustic potash it decomposes with formation of tetrahydroxy-benzophenone, which then breaks up into resorcin and hydroquinone.
  • Benzophenone oxime, CeHSC (:NOH)C 6 H 5, exists only in one modification which melts at 140° C.; whereas the unsymmetrical benzophenones each yield two oximes.
  • It is employed commercially in the production of colouring matters (see Benzophenone), and for various synthetic processes.
  • Distillation of its calcium salt gives benzophenone with small quantities of other substances, but if the calcium salt be mixed with calcium formate and the mixture distilled, benzaldehyde is produced.
  • BENZOPHENONE (DIPHENYL KETONE), C 6 H 5 CO.

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