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Biphenyl is an organic compound with chemical formula is C12H10. It is white or slightly yellow flake crystal with unique fragrance. Its melting point is 71℃, boiling point is 255.9℃, relative density is 0.992, and refractive index is 113℃. It is insoluble in water, but soluble in ether, ethanol, carbon tetrachloride, alkane, aromatic hydrocarbon, etc. Biphenyl is similar to benzene in chemical properties and can be chlorinated, nitrated, sulfonated and hydrogenated. It is mainly used as solvent, heat transfer agent, fruit mildew inhibitor, and can also be used in organic synthesis.

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Physical and chemical properties of biphenyl

Chemical name


Appearance and properties

 colorless or light yellow, flaky crystals, slightly sweet smell.



Molecular formula


Molecular weight


Melting point (°C)


Boiling point (°C)


Relative density (water=1)


Relative vapor density (air=1)


Saturated vapor pressure (kPa)

 0.66 (101.8°C)

Flash point (°C)


Ignition temperature (℃)


Upper limit of explosion % (V/V)

 5.8 (155°C)

Lower explosion limit %(V/V)



 Insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, ether, etc.

security description

 S23; S60; S61

Hazard symbol XiHazard statement

 R36/37/38; R50/

Biphenyl storage and transportation method

It should be sealed in a cool place. This product is flammable, exposed to high temperature, open fire, and oxidant is dangerous to burn. It should be stored in a cool, ventilated warehouse away from kindling and heat sources, and stored separately from oxidant and strong acid substances. It should be loaded and unloaded with care, and the package should be kept intact.


Uses of Biphenyl

Biphenyl is an important organic raw material, widely used in medicine, pesticides, dyes, liquid crystal materials and other fields. It can be used to synthesize plasticizers and preservatives, and can also be used to make fuels, engineering plastics and high-energy fuels.

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