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Benzyl alcohol

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
Benzenemethanol
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein:
878307
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39023110
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

817 °F

expl. lim.

0.34-6.3 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.539 (lit.)

bp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 33 g/L at 20 °C

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H8O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5,8H,6H2

InChI key

WVDDGKGOMKODPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzyl alcohol, an aromatic alcohol, is widely used in cosmetics and hair dyes. It undergoes oxidation in the absence of solvent catalyzed by Pd catalysts supported on TiO2 functionalized with various amounts of 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES).

Application

Benzyl alcohol may be used in the preparation of benzoic acid, via oxidation.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle
100, 500 mL in glass bottle
18 L in steel drum

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

213.8 °F - DIN 51758

Flash Point(C)

101 °C - DIN 51758

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