Title: Dibenzyl Disulfide
CAS Registry Number: 150-60-7
CAS Name: Bis(phenylmethyl) disulfide
Additional Names: benzyl disulfide; a-(benzyldithio)toluene; di(phenylmethyl)disulfide
Molecular Formula: C14H14S2
Molecular Weight: 246.39
Percent Composition: C 68.25%, H 5.73%, S 26.03%
Line Formula: C6H5CH2SSCH2C6H5
Literature References: Prepd by the reaction of benzyl chloride with sodium disulfide or polysulfide: Blanksma, Rec. Trav. Chim. 20, 137 (1901); Moran, Crandall, US 2113092 (1938); Wojcik, US 2185007 (1939).
Properties: Leaflets from alcohol, mp 71-72°. Another modification mp 69-70°. Dec >270°. Practically insol in water. Sol in ether, benzene, hot methanol, hot ethanol.
Melting point: mp 71-72°; mp 69-70°
Use: Antioxidant in rubber compounding, stabilizer for petr fractions, additive to silicone oils. The soly in oils is increased by the presence of benzyl alcohol.