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Benzoic Acid- IP/BP/EP/USP

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Benzoic Acid- IP/BP/EP/USP
Benzoic Acid- IP/BP/EP/USP
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

121o -- 123oC

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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