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W213713 Aldrich

Benzyl alcohol

natural, ≥98%, FG

Synonym: Benzenemethanol

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Related Categories A - D, A-B, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products,
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  natural
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  FDA 21 CFR (175.105)
  FDA 21 CFR (175.300)
  FDA 21 CFR (177.1210)
  FDA 21 CFR (73.1001)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
  3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   817 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.539(lit.)
bp   203-205 °C(lit.)
  205 °C
mp   −16-−13 °C(lit.)
density   1.045 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Organoleptic   berry; cherry; grapefruit; citrus; walnut
allergen   no known allergens

Description

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

5 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Hazard Codes (Europe) 
Xn
Risk Statements (Europe) 
Safety Statements (Europe) 
26
RIDADR 
UN 3334
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DN3150000
Flash Point(F) 
204.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
96 °C

Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Merck 14,1124

Beil. 6,IV,2222

Aldrich MSDS 1, 169:A / Arctander, 290 / Corp MSDS 1 (1), 377:D / FT-IR 2 (2), 1914:A / FT-IR 1 (1), 1121:D / FT-NMR 1 (2), 326:B / Fenaroli / IR-Spectra (3), 674:C / IR-Spectra (2), 601:H / NMR-Reference 2 (1), 921:A / RegBook 90 (1), 1315:A / RegBook 1 (1), 1315:A / Sax 6, 399 / Sigma FT-IR 1 (2), 313:A / Structure Index 1, 201:B:1 / Vapor Phase 3, 1046:D

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