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(Confirms to IP, BP, USP)
Benzenecarboxylic acid; Benzeneformic acid; Phenyl carboxylic acid, Phenyl formic acid, Dracylic acid.


500 g (00500)

5000 g (05000)

25 Kg (0025K)

50 Kg (0050K)

1PW1200750 1PW1206500 1PDL00040K 1PDLP0065K
Article No. 01860 Grade Extra Pure
Purity 99.5% CAS No. 65-85-0
Molecular Formula C7H6O2 Molecular Weight 122.12
H.S. Code 2916.3110 Shelf Life 60 Months

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C Solid Colour White crystalline
Odour Faint pleasant odor pH value 2.5 - 3.5
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C] 121 - 125 °C Flash point [°C] 121 °C
Boiling point [°C] 249 °C Vapour pressure mm/Hg 13 mm Hg at 132 °C
Vapour density 4.22 Density [g/cm3] 1.32
Solubility in water [% weight] 2.9 g/l at 25 °C Partition coefficient Log Pow octanol / water at 20°C 1.88


Appearance White solid or powder or crystals or flakes Assay (on anhydrous basis) 99.5-100.5%
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; soluble in boiling water, freely soluble in alcohol, in chloroform, and in ether, fatty oils. Identifications (as per IP, BP, USP) To comply the tests
Melting point 121 -123°C Appearance of solution To comply IP, BP test
Readily carbonisable substance To comply IP, BP, USP test Readily oxidisable substance To comply IP, BP, USP test
Halogenated compounds and halides Max 0.03%(complies IP test) Cinnamic acid To comply IP test
Heavy metal (as Pb) Max 0.001% Arsenic (As) Max 0.0002%
Sulphated ash Max 0.1% Residue on ignition Max 0.05%
Water (H2O) Max 0.7%

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Corrosion Health Hazard
Symbol: GHS05, GHS08
Signal Word: Danger
Hazardous Statement: H315-H318-H372
Precaution Statement: P260-P280-P305 + P351 + P338 + P310
Revision Date: 13-Oct-2022

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