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100130 Benzoic acid


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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar MassGrade Value
65-85-0200-618-2C₇H₆O₂C₆H₅COOH122.12 g/molPh Eur,BP,USP,E 210

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      Catalogue Number100130
      SynonymsPhenylformic acid, Benzene carboxylic acid
      Product Information
      CAS number65-85-0
      EC index number607-705-00-8
      EC number200-618-2
      GradePh Eur,BP,USP,E 210
      Hill FormulaC₇H₆O₂
      Chemical formulaC₆H₅COOH
      Molar Mass122.12 g/mol
      HS Code2916 31 00
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ500
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Boiling point249 °C (1013 hPa)
      Density1.26 g/cm3 (15 °C)
      Flash point121 °C
      Ignition temperature570 °C
      Melting Point122.4 °C
      pH value2.8 (H₂O, 25 °C) (saturated solution)
      Vapor pressure0.001 hPa (20 °C)
      Bulk density500 kg/m3
      Solubility2.9 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat 1700 mg/kg
      LD 50 dermalLD50 Rabbit > 5000 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
      Hazard Pictogram(s)
      Hazard Statement(s)H315: Causes skin irritation.
      H318: Causes serious eye damage.
      H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled.
      Precautionary Statement(s)P260: Do not breathe dust.
      P264: Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
      P280: Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
      P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
      P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
      P314: Get medical advice/ attention if you feel unwell.
      Signal WordDanger
      Storage class6.1C Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects
      WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
      Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
      Safety Information
      Categories of dangerharmful, irritant
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
      Packaging Information
      Transport Information
      Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDKein Gefahrgut
      Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRNo Dangerous Good
      Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeNo Dangerous Good
      Supplemental Information
      Assay (acidimetric)99.5 - 100.5 %
      Assay (acidimetric, calc. on anhydrous substance)99.5 - 100.5 %
      Appearance of solution (5 %; ethanol 96 %)passes test
      pH-value (saturated solution)2.5 - 3.5
      Solidification point (lower value)≥ 121 °C
      Solidification point (upper value)≤ 123 °C
      Sulfate (SO₄)≤ 0.02 %
      As (Arsenic)≤ 1 ppm
      Cd (Cadmium)≤ 10 ppm
      Cr (Chromium)*≤ 2.5 ppm
      Cu (Copper)*≤ 10 ppm
      Hg (Mercury)≤ 1 ppm
      Mn (Manganese)*≤ 25 ppm
      Ni (Nickel)*≤ 2 ppm
      Pb (Lead)≤ 2 ppm
      Zn (Zinc)*≤ 10 ppm
      Halogenated compounds (as Cl)≤ 0.01 %
      Toluene (HS-GC)≤ 890 ppm
      Other residual solvents (ICH Q3C)excluded by the production prozess
      Oxidizable matter (Ph Eur)passes test
      Oxidizable matter (USP)passes test
      Readily carbonisable substancepasses test
      Water≤ 0.5 %
      Sulfated ash≤ 0.05 %
      Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
      Conforms to the purity criteria on food additives according to the current European Commission Regulation.
      Corresponds to Ph Eur, BP, USP, E 210


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      1.00130 Change Notification Letter
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