Structure4-Diethylamino-2-hydroxybenzophenone-2’-carboxylic acid (EBA)
CAS No. 5809-23-4
EC No. 227-370-8
Synonyms 2-[4-(Diethylamino)-2-hydroxy-benzoyl]benzoic acid; 2-[4-(diethylamino)-2-hydroxy-phenyl]carbonylbenzoic acid; Benzoic acid, o-(4-(diethylamino)salicyloyl); EtKeto-Acid

4-Diethylamino-2-hydroxybenzophenone-2’-carboxylic acid (EBA)

​EBA (4-Diethylamino-2-hydroxybenzophenone-2'-carboxylic acid), also called ethyl-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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