Benzoic Acid

Product details

Benzoic acid is an aromatical carbon acid und consists of phenyl and a carbon group, is being produced by oxidation of Toluene. Benzoic acid is used in the perfumery and for plasticizer, by affinity of benzene compounds.

CAS-No. 65-85-0
EINECS-No. 200-618-2
Chemical formula: C7H6O2

Synonym: Carboxybenzene | E210 | Dracylic acid | Phenylmethanoic acid
Uses/applications: Synthetic resins, PVC-stabilizers, Food-Preservative, Intermediate for chemical synthesis, Benzoates (plasticizers)


Product CodeQualityPacking UnitSpec SheetInquiry
12020 technical 25 kg bags technical - 25 kg bags Contact
12021 technical 500 kg big bags technical - 500 kg big bags Contact

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More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
R 22 Harmful if swallowed.
R 36 Irritating to eyes.

Classification system for Benzoic Acid:

The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Benzoic Acid, Carboxybenzene:
CAS No. Description:
65-85-0 benzoic acid

Identification number(s):

EINECS Number: 200-618-2
Additonal information: E 210
General Information for
12-hydroxystearic acid:
Form: Solid
Colour: White
Odour: characteristic

Change in condition:
Melting point/Melting range: 122°C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 248°C
Sublimation temparature/ start:
> 100°C
Flash point: 121°C not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature: 570°C
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Vapour pressure at 20°C: 1.3 hPa
Density at 20°C: 1.3 g/cm³
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water at 20°C:
~ 500 kg/m³
Segregation coefficient (n-octanol/water): 1.88 log POW
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Benzoic Acid:
ADR/RID class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines for Benzoic Acid:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:

22 Harmful if swallowed.
36 Irritating to eyes.

Safety phrases:

26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
36 Wear suitable protective clothing.
60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

National regulations

Information about limitation of use:

Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.
Employment restrictions concerning pregnant and lactating women must be observed.

Water hazard class:
Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS hazard labels

Hazardous material sign

Xn Harmful