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24122-M

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl alcohol

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, NF, 99-100.5% (GC)

Synonym(s):
Benzenemethanol
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein:
878307
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39023110
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

Agency

meets analytical specifications of BP
meets analytical specifications of NF
meets analytical specifications of Ph. Eur.

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)

description

peroxide value <= 5

grade

puriss.

assay

99-100.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

817 °F

technique(s)

IR spectroscopy: suitable

impurities

related substances, in accordance
residual solvents, complies
≤0.02% free acid (as C6H5COOH)
≤0.04% sum peaks before benzyl alcohol (GC)
≤0.05% non-volatile matter
≤0.1% water (Karl Fischer)
≤0.10% cyclohexylmethanol (GC)
≤0.15% benzaldehyde (GC)
≤0.2% related subst. (GC)
≤0.3% sum peaks after benzyl alcohol (GC)

ign. residue

≤0.005% (as SO4)

refractive index

n20/D 1.539 (lit.)
n20/D 1.539-1.541

bp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

suitability

complies for identity (IR)
in accordance for appearance of solution

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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Packaging

bottled under inert gas

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

212.1 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

100.04 °C - closed cup

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