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Benzaldehyde

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Bitter almond
Linear Formula:
C6H5CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
106.12
Beilstein:
471223
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39023701
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

4 mmHg ( 45 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

374 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

1.4 %, 20 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.545 (lit.)
n20/D 1.546

bp

178-179 °C (lit.)

mp

−26 °C (lit.)

density

1.044 g/cm3 at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

O=Cc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H6O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-6H

InChI key

HUMNYLRZRPPJDN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Benzaldehyde may be used as a reference standard for the determination of benzaldehyde, the toxic oxidation product of benzyl alcohol used as a preservative in injectable formulations of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, diclofenac, and piroxicam, and in vitamin B-complex injection solutions by capillary gas chromatography.

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

145.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

63 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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