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Benzoic acid

natural, ≥99.5%, FCC, FG

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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

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
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

autoignition temp.

1061 °F

packaging

fiber drum of 5 kg

bp

132-133 °C/10 mmHg
249 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: 2.9 g/L at 25 °C

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

fragrance 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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agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

reag. Ph. Eur.

agency

-

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

assay

≥99.5%

assay

≥99.5%

assay

≥99.9% (alkalimetric)

assay

≥98.0% (HPLC)

bp

132-133 °C/10 mmHg, 249 °C (lit.)

bp

132-133 °C/10 mmHg, 249 °C (lit.)

bp

249 °C (lit.)

bp

249 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

General description

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

Disclaimer

The product is not intended for use as a biocide under global biocide regulations, including but not limited to US EPA′s Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, European Biocidal Products Regulation, Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Turkey’s Biocidal Products Regulation, Korea’s Consumer Chemical Products and Biocide Safety Management Act (K-BPR) and others.

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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

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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