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Dibenzothiophene



Dibenzothiophene
IUPAC name Dibenzothiophene
Other names Diphenylene sulfide
Identifiers
CAS number 132-65-0
RTECS number HQ3490550
Properties
Molecular formula C12H8S
Molar mass 184.26 g/mol
Appearance Colourless crystals
Density  ? g/cm3
Melting point

97-100 °C(lit.)

Boiling point

332-333 °C

Solubility in water insol.
Solubility in other solvents benzene and related
Hazards
Main hazards flammable
R-phrases 22
S-phrases 36
Related Compounds
Related compounds Thiophene
anthracene
benzothiophene
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Dibenzothiophene is the organic compound consisting of two benzene rings fused to a central thiophene ring. This tricyclic heterocyclic, and especially its alkyl substituted derivatives occur widely in heavier fractions of petroleum.

Additional recommended knowledge

Dibenzothiophene is prepared by the reaction of biphenyl with sulfur dichloride in the presence of aluminium trichloride.

References

     
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