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108006 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl alcohol

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: Benzenemethanol

  • CAS Number 100-51-6

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 108.14

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 878307

  •  EC Number 202-859-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004599

  •  eCl@ss 39023110

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749166

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
  3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   817 °F
expl. lim.   0.34-6.3 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.539 (lit.)
bp   203-205 °C (lit.)
mp   −16-−13 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 33 g/L at 20 °C
density   1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OCc1ccccc1
InChI   1S/C7H8O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5,8H,6H2
InChI key   WVDDGKGOMKODPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Benzyl alcohol, an aromatic alcohol, is widely used in cosmetics and hair dyes. It undergoes oxidation in the absence of solvent catalyzed by Pd catalysts supported on TiO2 functionalized with various amounts of 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES).

Application

Benzyl alcohol may be used in the preparation of benzoic acid, via oxidation.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

18 L in steel drum

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3334
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DN3150000
Flash Point(F) 
204.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
96 °C

Documents

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