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Benzyl alcohol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
(Hydroxymethyl)benzene, Phenylmethanol, Benzenemethanol
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein:
878307
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

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

API family

benzalkonium chloride

autoignition temp.

817 °F

shelf life

~3 yr

manufacturer/tradename

USP

refractive index

n20/D 1.539 (lit.)

bp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Benzyl alcohol USP reference standard meant for use in specified quality tests and assays.

Also used to prepare standard preparation, system suitability, standard and system suitability stock solution for assay and impurity analysis according to the given below monographs of United States Pharmacopeia (USP):
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Additionally, it is used to prepare an internal standard solution by using gas chromatography in conjunction with a flame ionization detector (GC-FID) according to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)chapter.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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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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