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SAFC

Benzyl alcohol

special grade (benzaldehyde ≤ 0.05%) EMPROVE® EXPERT Ph Eur,BP,JP,NF

Synonym(s):
Benzenemethanol
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein:
878307
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
202-859-9

Quality Level

Agency/Method

BP
JP
NF
Ph. Eur.

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.07 hPa ( 20 °C)
13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)

product line

EMPROVE® EXPERT

assay

98.0-100.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

435 °C (DIN 51794)
817 °F

potency

1620 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

refractive index

n20/D 1.539 (lit.)

bp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 101 °C (DIN 51758)

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical
biopharma process and formulation
liquid formulation
ophthalmics
parenterals

storage temp.

2-25°C

SMILES string

OCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H8O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5,8H,6H2

InChI key

WVDDGKGOMKODPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
As part of our Emprove® Program, our raw materials are offered with extensive documentation facilitating compliance of your pharma and biopharma product, full supply chain transparency and risk mitigation. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Benzyl alcohol is typically used as a preservative in liquid formulations and is active against bacteria, yeast and mould. It can also serve as a solvent for poorly soluble drugs.

Benzyl Alcohol Special Grade Emprove® Expert is an extraordinarily pure product with impurity specification thresholds even below current requirements of designated pharmacopoeias (e.g. benzaldehyde content < 0.05 %). Therefore, this product is especially suitable for high-risk applications or any other purpose that requires superior quality.

Legal Information

Emprove is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

213.8 °F - DIN 51758

Flash Point C

101 °C - DIN 51758

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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