Title: Bibenzyl
CAS Registry Number: 103-29-7
CAS Name: 1,1¢-(1,2-Ethanediyl)bisbenzene
Additional Names: dibenzyl; sym-diphenylethane; 1,2-diphenylethane
Molecular Formula: C14H14
Molecular Weight: 182.26
Percent Composition: C 92.26%, H 7.74%
Literature References: Prepn by the reduction of benzil or benzoin: Clemmensen, Ber. 47, 688 (1914); Gattermann-Wieland, Praxis des Organischen Chemikers (de Gruyter, Berlin, 40th ed., 1961) p 333; from stilbene, Kleiderer, Kornfeld, J. Org. Chem. 13, 455 (1948).
Properties: Monoclinic prisms from methanol, mp 52.0-52.5°. bp760 284°. d40 1.104; d425 0.9782; d458 0.958. Heat of combustion (25°): 9909.9 cal (15°)/g. Moderately sol in alcohol; freely sol in carbon disulfide, ether, chloroform, amyl acetate; sol in liquid sulfur dioxide. Practically insol in water, liquid ammonia.
Melting point: mp 52.0-52.5°
Boiling point: bp760 284°
Density: d40 1.104; d425 0.9782; d458 0.958
Bibrocathol Bicalutamide Bicozamycin Bicuculline Bidisomide

CAS number 103-29-7 YesY
PubChem 7647
ChemSpider 7364 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:34047 YesY
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Molecular formula C14H14
Molar mass 182.26 g mol−1
Appearance Crystalline solid[1]
Density 0.9782 g/cm3[1]
Melting point 52.0 to 52.5 °C; 125.6 to 126.5 °F; 325.1 to 325.6 K ([1])
Boiling point 284 °C; 543 °F; 557 K ([1])
Solubility in water Insoluble
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Bibenzyl (1,2-diphenylethane) is an aromatic chemical compound that can be considered a derivative of ethane in which one phenyl group is attached to each carbon atom.