BENZOIC ACID Extra Pure

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

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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
MSDS
 

 

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

Packings

  • 1PW1200750

    500 g (00500)

  • 1PW1206500

    5000 g (05000)

  • 1PDL00040K

    25 Kg (0025K)

  • 1PDLP0065K

    50 Kg (0050K)

 

Specifications

Appearance A white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals
Assay (alkalimetric; on dried 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 : 11-Sep-2019
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