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Benzoic acid

analytical standard

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Linear Formula:
C6H5COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
636131
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E210

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 132 °C)

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

autoignition temp.

1061 °F

packaging

ampule of 1000 mg

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

249 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble (2.9 g/l at 25 °C)

density

1.32 g/cm3 at 20 °C

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

room temp

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 a commonly used preservative in food and beverage industry. It can occur naturally in several plants and animals or can also be produced by microorganisms. It can find applications as an intermediate compound in the biosynthesis of many secondary metabolites.

Application

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

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

target_organs

Lungs

Storage Class

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

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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Olmo DA, et al.
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 57, 3084-3103 (2017)
Yeast response and tolerance to benzoic acid involves the Gcn4-and Stp1-regulated multidrug/multixenobiotic resistance transporter Tpo1
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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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