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Benzoic acid

analytical standard

  • CAS Number 65-85-0

  • Linear Formula C6H5COOH

  • Molecular Weight 122.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 636131

  •  EC Number 200-618-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00002398

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24871516

  •  E Number E210

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Properties

Related Categories A-F, A-L, Acid, All Alphabetically Sorted, Analytical Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   4.21 (vs air)
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 132 °C)
InChI Key   WPYMKLBDIGXBTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   neat
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)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Food and Beverages
format   neat
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Application

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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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Determination of Additives in Beverages Using Ascentis Express Columns

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US Reporter Volume 30.3
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Sample preparations, Separation, Vitamins

HPLC Analysis of Diet Soda Additives on Ascentis® Express C18

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Diet Soda Additives on Ascentis® Express C18
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HPLC Analysis of Diet Soda Additives on Ascentis® Express RP-Amide

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Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation

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