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Benzoic Acid- IP/BP/EP/USP

Benzoic Acid- IP/BP/EP/USP
Benzoic Acid- IP/BP/EP/USP
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Product Code : Cas - No- 65-85-0
Product Description

We offer superior quality fine chemicals such as Benzoic Acid-IP/BP/EP/USP, which is a colorless crystalline compound. This salt is widely used as a food preservation agent and also in treatment of bacterial skin diseases. Molecular weight of the compound is 122.12 and chemical formula C7H6O2. Also known a benzene carboxylic acid, the substance is prepared through oxidation process involving alkaline KmNo4 and benzyl chloride. The chemical has mild odour and is completely soluble in all solutions.

Specifications:

Benzoic acid USP – 27

Code number »

67060

Synonym »

Benzene carboxylic acid

Cas no. »

65-85-0

Molecular formula »

C7h6o2

Molecular weight »

122. 12

Description »

White crystal, scales or needles, has a slight odour

Solubility

Slightly soluble in water, freely soluble in chloroform in ether

Identification

Per USP

Congealing range

121° -- 123° c

Water

Max. 0. 7%

Readily carbonizable substances

Per USP

Residue on ignition

Max. 0. 05%

Heavy metals

Max. 0. 001%

Readily oxidizable substances

Per USP

Residual solvents

Per USP

Assay (on anhydrous basis)

99. 5 -- 100. 5% of c7h6o2

 


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