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12553 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzene

puriss., absolute, over molecular sieve (H2O ≤0.005%), ≥99.5% (GC)

  • CAS Number 71-43-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6

  • Molecular Weight 78.11

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 969212

  •  EC Number 200-753-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00003009

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24847673

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Properties

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vapor density   2.77 (vs air)
vapor pressure   166 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  74.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   UHOVQNZJYSORNB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   absolute
  puriss.
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   1043 °F
quality   over molecular sieve (H2O ≤0.005%)
expl. lim.   8 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.501(lit.)
  n20/D 1.501
bp   80 °C(lit.)
mp   5.5 °C(lit.)
density   0.874 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN1114 - class 3 - PG 2 - Benzene
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
CY1400000
Flash Point(F) 
12.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-11 °C
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