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Benzoic Acid BP

Benzoic acid is a colorless crystalline solid and a simple aromatic carboxylic acid. Slightly soluble in water.


Benzoic acid is mainly consumed in the production of phenol by oxidative decarboxylation at 300−400 °C. It is a precursor to sodium benzoate and related preservatives. It is used for the treatment of fungal skin diseases.


Chemical Name: Benzoic Acid
Synonym: Benzenecarboxylic acid, Dracylic acid
Molecular Formula: C7H6O2
Molecular Weight: 122.1 g/mol
CAS No.: 65-85-0


General Specifications

Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless crystals.

Test A

Test B


(a)Melting Point: 1210C to 1240C

(b)Gives the reaction of benzoates

Solubility Slightly soluble in water, soluble in boiling water, freely soluble in ethanol (96%) and in fatty oils
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Carbonizable substances The solution is not more intensely colored than the reference solution Y5
Oxidizable substances Specified Test
Halogenated compounds and halides Not more than 300 ppm
Heavy Metals Not more than 10 ppm
Sulfated Ash Not more than 0.1%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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