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Bisphenol F

Bisphenol F

Bisphenol F (BPF) is a chemical compound closely related to Bisphenol A (BPA). It is used as an alternative to BPA in some applications. BPF exhibits similar properties, including being a building block for polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, but with slightly different characteristics and potential advantages in terms of chemical resistance.

Chemical Formula:

C15H16O2

CAS Number:

620-92-8

Synonyms:

BPF, 4,4'-Dihydroxydiphenylmethane, DHDPM

Characteristics

Molar Weight

246.3 g/mol

Melting Point

160-165°C (320-329°F)

Boiling Point

Solubility

BPF is sparingly soluble in water but dissolves in organic solvents such as acetone and methanol.

Density

1.2-1.3 g/cm³

Forms

It appears as a white to off-white solid

Odor

BPF is odorless

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Polycarbonate Plastics
  • Epoxy Resins
  • Chemical Intermediates
  • Protective Coatings
  • Adhesive Formulations

Industries

  • Plastics Industry
  • Coatings Industry
  • Adhesives and Sealants Industry
  • Electrical and Electronics Industry
  • Construction Industry
  • Automotive Industry

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