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CAS Number: 575-61-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:209-388-8
Beilstein Number:0083797
XlogP3-AA:3.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:222.24310000
Formula:C15 H10 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:cosmetic UV absorber
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 374.10 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 314.00 °F. TCC ( 156.90 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 4.270 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 148.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: uv absorbers
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For experimental / research use only.
Glentham Life Sciences
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
For experimental / research use only.
3-Benzalphthalide >99.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intraperitoneal-mouse LD > 500 mg/kg
"Summary Tables of Biological Tests," National Research Council Chemical-Biological Coordination Center. Vol. 5, Pg. 143, 1953.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic UV absorber
Recommendation for benzalphthalide usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for benzalphthalide flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :700611
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
RTECS:TI3686000 for cas# 575-61-1
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):700611
Pubchem (sid):135023472
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2932.99.7000
EFSA Update of results on the monitoring of furan levels in food:Read Report
EFSA Previous report: Results on the monitoring of furan levels in food:Read Report
EFSA Report of the CONTAM Panel on provisional findings on furan in food:Read Report
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 u.v. absorbers
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 benzal phthalide
1(3H)-I\isobenzofuranane, 3-(phenylmethylene)-
1(3H)-isobenzofuranone, 3-(phenylmethylene)-, (3E)-
3-benzylidene phthalide


PubMed:Bacterial degradation of benzalphthalide.
PubMed:Metabolism of benzalphthalide by Pseudomonas sp.
PubMed:Identification and quantitation of a 3-benzylidenephthalide contaminant of phenindione tablets and its characterization as a potentially immunogenic substance.
PubMed:One-step synthesis of isocoumarins and 3-benzylidenephthalides via ligandless Pd-catalyzed oxidative coupling of benzoic acids and vinylarenes.
PubMed:Synthesis of 3-substituted isocoumarins and their inhibitory effects on degranulation of RBL-2H3 cells induced by antigen.
PubMed:Anti-HIV activity of stilbene-related heterocyclic compounds.
contaminant of phenindione tablets considered as potentially immunogenic substance.
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