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Benzoic Acid

Benzoic Acid
CAS NO.: 65-85-0
Molecular Formula: 
Molecular Weight: 122
Molecular Structural Formula: 

Typical Properties

AppearanceWhite flake
Assay≥99.0%
Melting Point121.7℃
Boiling Point249.2℃
Saturated Vapor Pressure0.13 Pak (96 ℃)
Flash Point121℃
Ignition Temperature571℃
Explosive Lower Limit11 % (V / V)
Index of Refraction1.5397nD
StorageStore cool and dry


Main Applications
Benzoic acid is a mono-functional, romatic acid, which is widely used as a building block for the synthesis of alkyd resins. It is also used as a preservative in many industrial applications, such as antimicrobial agent of latex, toothpaste, jam, dyeing and printing mordant, pharmaceutical and dye intermediates for preparing plasticizer, spices and the like, rust inhibitor of steel equipment and so on.


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