Another Name: Benzoic aldehyde; Phenylmethanal
Molecular Formula: C7H6O
Molecular Weight: 106.12
BP: 179 °C
Refraction Index: 1.544-1.546
Usage: Important chemical raw material, used in making lauryl aldehyde, lauric acid, benzene, acetaldehyde and benzyl benzoate, etc.
Packaging: 200Kg / Plastic Drum
Characteristics: Colorless transparent liquid
Applications: Agriculture, chemical synthesis, dyestuffs, pigment, Flavour and fragances, Food industry
Appearance & Characters: Pure chemicals are colorless transparent liquid, and industrial products are colorless to pale yellow.
Boiling point: 179ºC
Freezing point: -26ºC
Specific gravity:( ρH2O =1):1.04;(ρAir =1):3.66
Solubility: Benzaldehyde is poorly soluble in water; soluble in a variety of organic solvents like benzene, ethyl alcohol,ehtyl ether and chloroform.
Flash point: 64ºC
Self-ignition point: 192ºC
Hazard properties: Benzaldehyde is flammable when near heat, open flame or oxidant.
Stability: Benzaldehyde is stable under common conditions.
Chemical reactions will take place when it contacts with strong oxidizer, strong acids, air and so on.
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