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13162 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl alcohol

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: Alcohol benzylicus, Benzenemethanol

  • CAS Number 100-51-6

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 108.14

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 878307

  •  EC Number 202-859-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004599

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750065

  •  eCl@ss 39023110

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Properties

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grade   Ph Eur
vapor density   3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
  3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)
InChI Key   WVDDGKGOMKODPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
autoignition temp.   817 °F
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
shelf life   ~2 yr
refractive index   n20/D 1.539(lit.)
bp   203-205 °C(lit.)
mp   −16-−13 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 gm in 25 ml
  alcohol: freely soluble50%
  chloroform: soluble
  diethyl ether: soluble
density   1.045 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Benzyl alcohol has been used as a substrate for studying the various reaction parameters during the N-benzylidenehexan-1-amine synthesis. The product is not intended for parenteral use.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Benzyl alcohol is the inhibitor of endocytosis that blocks the protective effect of superoxide dismutase.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3334
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DN3150000
Flash Point(F) 
204.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
96 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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