Benzyl Alcohol 99.9% USP,Ph Eur,BP,ACS




This product meets the specification of FCC 5th ed., USP31)/NF26), Ph.Eur. 6th ed., BP08. Not intended for parenteral use. Certified Kosher Halal.

Benzyl alcohol is an aromatic alcohol with the formula C6H5CH2OH. The benzyl group is often abbreviated “Bn” (not to be confused with “Bz” which is used for benzoyl), thus benzyl alcohol is denoted as BnOH. Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant aromatic odor. It is a useful solvent due to its polarity, low toxicity, and low vapor pressure. Benzyl alcohol is partially soluble in water (4 g/100 ml) and completely miscible in alcohols and diethyl ether.

  • Pharmaceutical Grade
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  • Nanotechnological Uses
  • Healthcare Applications – bacteriostaic Preservative
  • Identifying Quartz
  • Fragrance
  • Soap Manufacture
  • Inks, Paints, Lacquers

Confirms to BP Specification
Conforms to Ph Eur and USP Specification

Suitable for Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications

Minimum Assay: 99.9%
Molecular Formula: C7H8O
Molecular Weight: 108.14
Colour: Melting Point: -15 C
Acidity (Benzoic Acid): 0.05%
Water (wt%): 0.1%
Chlorine (mg/Kg): 2%
Lead (mg/Kg): 0.1%
Benzaldehyde (mg/Kg): 400

Hazard Phrases: Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes serious eye irritation.

Prec Phrases: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Cas No: 100-51-6
Einecs No: 202-859-9
FP: 100 °C

HS CODE: 2906210000


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