Structure4-Dibutylamino-2-hydroxybenzophenone-2’-carboxylic acid (BBA)
CAS No. 54574-82-2
EC No. 410-410-5
Synonyms 2-[4-(Dibutylamino)-2-hydroxy-benzoyl]benzoic acid; 2-[4-(dibutylamino)-2-hydroxybenzoyl]benzoic acid; 2-(4-Dibutylamino-2-hydroxy-benzoyl)-benzoic acid; 2-[4-(dibutylamino)-2-hydroxy-phenyl]carbonylbenzoic acid; keto-acid; keto-acid 2; BBB-acid

4-Dibutylamino-2-hydroxybenzophenone-2’-carboxylic acid (BBA)

​2-[4-(Dibutylamino)-2-hydroxybenzoyl]benzoic acid (BBA), also called butyl-keto acid is a chemical intermediate for the production of color formers (also called leuco dyes).

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months

Health & Safety

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