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Benzoic acid

≥99.5%, FCC, FG

  • CAS Number 65-85-0

  • Linear Formula C6H5COOH

  • Molecular Weight 122.12

  •  FEMA Number 2131

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 636131

  •  EC Number 200-618-2

  •  Council of Europe no. 21

  •  MDL number MFCD00002398

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900868

  •  Flavis number 8.021

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Related Categories A - D, A-B, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Benzoic Acid and Benzoic Acid Solutions,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 184.1021
vapor density   4.21 (vs air)
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 132 °C)
assay   ≥99.5%
form   powder or crystals
autoignition temp.   1061 °F
packaging   poly drum of 10, 25 kg
  poly bottle of 1 kg
bp   132-133 °C/10 mmHg
  249 °C (lit.)
mp   121-125 °C (lit.)
solubility   soluble, clear, colorless (95% ethanol, 1gm/3mL)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   balsam
food allergen   no known allergens
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

Description

General description

Benzoic acid is an organic acid that is used as an antimicrobial agent, flavoring agent and preservative in its sodium salt form.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 kg in poly drum

25 kg in fiber drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Lungs
Personal Protective Equipment 
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
DG0875000
Flash Point(F) 
249.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
121 °C - closed cup

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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