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24122 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl alcohol

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

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 329752572

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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vapor density   3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
  3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)
grade   puriss.
assay   99-100.5% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   817 °F
quality   meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, NF
expl. lim.   0.34-6.3 %
peroxide value   ≤5
impurities   related substances, in accordance
  residual solvents, complies
  ≤0.02% free acid (as C6H5COOH)
  ≤0.02% sum peaks before benzyl alcohol (GC)
  ≤0.05% benzaldehyde (GC)
  ≤0.05% non-volatile matter
  ≤0.1% water (Karl Fischer)
  ≤0.10% cyclohexylmethanol (GC)
  ≤0.2% related subst. (GC)
  ≤0.2% 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
storage temp.   room temp
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

Packaging

bottled under inert gas

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3334
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
DN3150000
Flash Point(F) 
213.8 °F - DIN 51758
Flash Point(C) 
101 °C - DIN 51758
Protocols & Articles

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Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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