MilliporeSigma

1.00981

SAFC

Benzyl alcohol

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, JP, NF

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Synonym(s):
Phenylcarbinol, Benzenemethanol
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
878307
MDL number:

agency

BP
JP
NF
Ph. Eur.

Quality Level

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

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

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

817 °F

packaging

pkg of 190 L stainless steel drum (1009816190)
pkg of 2.5 L glass bottle (1009812500)
pkg of 25 L stainless steel drum (1009816025)

refractive index

n20/D 1.539 (lit.)

bp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

liquid formulation
pharmaceutical

shipped in

ambient

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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1061901

Benzyl alcohol

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24122

Benzyl alcohol

Essential Grade
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PHL89164

Benzyl alcohol

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Quality Level

500

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200

Quality Level

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form

liquid

form

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form

liquid

form

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vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

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

vapor pressure

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

vapor pressure

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

vapor pressure

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

autoignition temp.

817 °F

autoignition temp.

817 °F

autoignition temp.

817 °F

autoignition temp.

817 °F

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.

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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Warning

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

213.8 °F - DIN 51758

flash_point_c

101 °C - DIN 51758


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