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Sigma-Aldrich

Benzoic acid

≥99.5%, FCC, FG

Linear Formula:
C6H5COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
FEMA Number:
2131
Beilstein:
636131
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
21
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.021
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 184.1021

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 132 °C)

assay

≥99.5%

form

powder or crystals

autoignition temp.

1061 °F

packaging

poly drum of 10, 25 kg
poly bottle of 1 kg

bp

132-133 °C/10 mmHg
249 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

solubility

soluble, clear, colorless (95% ethanol, 1gm/3mL)

density

1.32 g/cm3 at 20 °C

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cd: ≤1 ppm
Hg: ≤1 ppm
Pb: ≤2 ppm

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

balsam

SMILES string

OC(=O)c1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H6O2/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5H,(H,8,9)

InChI key

WPYMKLBDIGXBTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzoic acid is an organic acid that is used as an antimicrobial agent, flavoring agent and preservative in its sodium salt form.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
10 kg in poly drum
25 kg in fiber drum

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 1 Inhalation

Target Organs

Lungs

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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