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Mettler-Toledo Calibration substance ME 18555, Benzoic acid

analytical standard, for the calibration of the thermosystem 900, traceable to primary standards (LGC)

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid
Linear Formula:
C6H5COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
Beilstein:
636131
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard
for the calibration of the thermosystem 900

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 132 °C)

form

neat

autoignition temp.

1061 °F

quality

traceable to primary standards (LGC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the certificate and label

bp

249 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Food and Beverages
Pharmaceutical

format

neat

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

Mettler-Toledo calibration standard ME 18555, benzoic acid (121-125 °C) is suitable for the regular calibration of Mettler-Toledo melting point instrument. Its melting point value is an average of 6 to 12 measurements with a Mettler-Toledo MP90 excellence melting point instrument that is calibrated against primary standards.

Application

This Mettler-Toledo melting point standard is used for the calibration of the melting point instrument Mettler FP900 thermosystem.

Features and Benefits

  • Melting point calibration standard traceable to a primary standard from LGC, London
  • Melting point evaluation performed in both thermodynamic and pharmacopeia modes
  • Available with certificates of analysis and safety data sheet
  • A product of analytical standard grade to help meet the QC/QA requirements of melting point analysis

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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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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  5. Are the Mettler-Toledo Calibration melting standards already dried and pulverized, ready to use out of the bottle?

    The answer is yes. All melting point standards are ground to a fine powder, tested as melting point standards and ready to use.

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The transepidermal penetration and metabolic disposition of 14C-benzoyl peroxide were assessed in vitro (excised human skin) and in vivo (rhesus monkey). In vitro, the benzoyl peroxide penetrated into the skin, through the stratum corneum or the follicular openings, or both...
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Pharmacology & therapeutics, 60(1), 63-90 (1993-10-01)
Detoxification of sodium benzoate by elimination as a conjugate with glycine, a nonessential amino acid, provides a pathway for the disposal of waste nitrogen. Since 1979, sodium benzoate has been widely used in the therapeutic regimen to combat ammonia toxicity...
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Sensing the sun: Incorporation of a cyanomethyl benzoic acid electron acceptor into donor-π-acceptor sensitizers for dye-sensitized-solar cell is shown to lead to devices with improved conversion efficiency when compared with more widely used cyanoacetic acid acceptor.

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