CAS Registry Number: 538-51-2
CAS Name: N-(Phenylmethylene)benzenamine
Additional Names: benzalaniline
Molecular Formula: C13H11N
Molecular Weight: 181.23
Percent Composition: C 86.16%, H 6.12%, N 7.73%
Line Formula: C6H5N=CHC6H5
Literature References: Prepd by the action of aniline on benzaldehyde: Bigelow, Eatough, Org. Synth. coll. vol. I (2nd ed., 1941) p 80. Molecular structure: M. Traetteberg et al., J. Mol. Struct. 48, 395 (1978).
Properties: Plates from 85% alc. Has been obtained as the yellow modification (needles from CS2). The colorless form melts at 48°, after solidifying melts again at 56°. d450 1.045. bp760 300°. Absorption spectrum: Baly et al., J. Chem. Soc. 97, 590 (1910). Sol in alcohol, chloroform, acetic anhydride, carbon disulfide.
Melting point: melts at 48°; melts again at 56°
Boiling point: bp760 300°
Density: d450 1.045