1,2-Diphenyl-2,2-dimethoxyethanone; 1,2-Diphenylethane-1,2-dione, dimethyl ketal; 2,2-Dimethoxy-1,2-diphenylethanone; 2,2-Dimethoxyphenylacetophenone; 2-Phenyl-2,2-dimethoxyacetophenone; alpha,alpha-Dimethoxy-alpha-phenylacetophenone; alpha,alpha-Dimethoxydeoxybenzoin; Benzil dimethyl acetal (6CI); Benzil dimethyl ketal; Benzil mono(dimethyl acetal); Benzil mono(dimethyl ketal); DMPA; Esacure KB 1; IR 651; IRG 651; Irgacure 621; Irgacure 641; Irgacure 651; Irgacure 951; Irgacure E 651; Irgacure I 651; Kayacure BDMK; KB 1; Lucirin BDK; omega,omega,Dimethoxy-omega-phenylacetophenone; Photomer 51; 2,2-Dimethoxy-1,2-diphenylethan-1-one; Ethanone, 2,2-dimethoxy-1,2-diphenyl-; [ChemIDplus] Benzil alpha,alpha-dimethyl acetal; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Omnirad BDK; [IGM Resins MSDS] UN3077
Other Aromatic Compounds
Colorless crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Used to make large scale chemicals; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Used as a photo-initiator for UV-curable inks, coatings, adhesives, fillers, etc.; [IGM Resins MSDS]
Causes other liver changes and changes in liver and kidney weights in 90-day constant oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation and respiratory sensitization; Causes photosensitivity, with light induced allergic reactions ranging from sunburn-like reactions to edematous, vesiculated lesions, or bullae; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] A mild eye irritant; No sensitization observed in experimental animals; [IGM Resins MSDS] See "Benzoin."
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."
PACD (photoallergic contact dermatitis)
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: