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|Molar mass||251.11 g/mol|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
4,4’-Dichlorobenzophenone is prepared by the acylation of chlorobenzene with 4-chlorobenzoyl chloride. The conversion is typically conducted in the presence of an aluminium chloride catalyst in a petroleum ether solvent.
- ClC6H5C(O)Cl + C6H5Cl → (ClC6H4)2CO + HCl