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33045 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzoic acid

for calorimetrical determination (approx. 26460 J/g)

  • CAS Number 65-85-0

  • Linear Formula C6H5COOH

  • Molecular Weight 122.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 636131

  •  EC Number 200-618-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00002398

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24859857

  •  eCl@ss 39023903

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Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Benzoic Acid and Benzoic Acid Solutions, Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals,
vapor density   4.21 (vs air)
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 132 °C)
InChI Key   WPYMKLBDIGXBTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   crystalline
autoignition temp.   1061 °F
quality   for calorimetrical determination (approx. 26460 J/g)
bp   249 °C(lit.)
mp   121-125 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble (2.9 g/l at 25 °C)

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Application

Benzoic acid may be employed as a standard in the quantitative and calorimetric studies. It may be employed as an intermediate in the synthesis of following products:
• paints
• pigments
• varnish
• wetting agents
• aroma compounds
• benzoyl chloride
• benzotrichloride

General description

Benzoic acid is an organic aromatic monocarboxylic acid. It occurs in the form of colorless leaflets or needles. It reacts with hydrogenating reagents to afford hexahydrobenzoic acid. On decomposition (by heating) in the presence of lime or alkali, it affords benzene and carbon dioxide. It can be synthesized by the cobalt or manganese catalyzed atmospheric oxidation of toluene.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Lungs
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DG0875000
Flash Point(F) 
249.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
121 °C
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