a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, explosive solid, C7H5O4, used chiefly as a bleaching agent for flour, fats, oils, and waxes, and as a catalyst in polymerization reactions.
- benzoyl group,
- benztropine mesylate,
- benzyl acetate,
- benzyl alcohol
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A flammable white granular solid used as a bleaching agent for flour, fats, waxes, and oils, and in pharmaceuticals.
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A flammable white granular solid used as a bleaching agent for flour, fats, waxes, and oils, as a polymerization catalyst, and in pharmaceuticals, especially to treat acne. Chemical formula: C14H10O4.
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