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Benzoic acid

analytical standard

Linear Formula:
C6H5COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
636131
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E210

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 132 °C)

form

neat

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

autoignition temp.

1061 °F

packaging

ampule of 1000 mg

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

249 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble (2.9 g/l at 25 °C)

density

1.32 g/cm3 at 20 °C

Featured Industry

Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Flavors and Fragrances
Food and Beverages
Personal Care

format

neat

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

OC(=O)c1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H6O2/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5H,(H,8,9)

InChI key

WPYMKLBDIGXBTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzoic acid is a commonly used preservative in food and beverage industry. It can occur naturally in several plants and animals or can also be produced by microorganisms. It can find applications as an intermediate compound in the biosynthesis of many secondary metabolites.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Pictograms

CorrosionHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Lungs

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Benzoic acid and its derivatives as naturally occurring compounds in foods and as additives: Uses, exposure, and controversy
Olmo DA, et al.
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 57, 3084-3103 (2017)
Yeast response and tolerance to benzoic acid involves the Gcn4-and Stp1-regulated multidrug/multixenobiotic resistance transporter Tpo1
Godinho.PC, et al.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1-14 (2017)
Renbo Wei et al.
Macromolecular rapid communications, 34(4), 330-334 (2013-01-03)
A new approach is developed to fabricate highly oriented mono-domain LCE nano/microstructures through micro-molding in capillaries. Gratings and microwires as two typical examples are fabricated and characterized by polarizing optical microscopy, optical microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy. The gratings with...
S Nacht et al.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 4(1), 31-37 (1981-01-01)
The transepidermal penetration and metabolic disposition of 14C-benzoyl peroxide were assessed in vitro (excised human skin) and in vivo (rhesus monkey). In vitro, the benzoyl peroxide penetrated into the skin, through the stratum corneum or the follicular openings, or both...
Ly Dieu Tran et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(44), 18237-18240 (2012-10-30)
An auxiliary-assisted, copper catalyzed or promoted sulfenylation of benzoic acid derivative β-C-H bonds and benzylamine derivative γ-C-H bonds has been developed. The method employs disulfide reagents, copper(II) acetate, and DMSO solvent at 90-130 °C. Application of this methodology to the...

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