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270709 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzene

for HPLC, ≥99.9%

  • CAS Number 71-43-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6

  • Molecular Weight 78.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 969212

  •  EC Number 200-753-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00003009

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329752965

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Properties

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grade   for HPLC
vapor density   2.77 (vs air)
vapor pressure   166 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  74.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   UHOVQNZJYSORNB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9%
autoignition temp.   1043 °F
expl. lim.   8 %
impurities   ≤0.02% water (Karl Fischer)
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
color   APHA: ≤20
refractive index   n20/D 1.501 (lit.)
bp   80 °C (lit.)
mp   5.5 °C (lit.)
density   0.874 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 280 nm Amax: 1.0
  λ: 290 nm Amax: 0.15
  λ: 300 nm Amax: 0.06
  λ: 330 nm Amax: 0.02
  λ: 350-400 nm Amax: 0.01
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages

Description

Packaging

1, 6×1, 2 L in glass bottle

4×4 L in PVC-coated bottle

100 mL in glass bottle

4×4 L in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1114 - class 3 - PG 2 - Benzene
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
CY1400000
Flash Point(F) 
12.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-11 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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