Calcium benzoate

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Calcium benzoate Structure
Calcium benzoate structure
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Common Name Calcium benzoate
CAS Number 2090-05-3 Molecular Weight 336.351
Density N/A Boiling Point 249.3ºC at 760 mmHg
Molecular Formula C14H16CaO7 Melting Point N/A
MSDS N/A Flash Point 111.4ºC


Name calcium,dibenzoate
Synonym More Synonyms

 Chemical & Physical Properties

Boiling Point 249.3ºC at 760 mmHg
Molecular Formula C14H16CaO7
Molecular Weight 336.351
Flash Point 111.4ºC
Exact Mass 336.052185
PSA 52.60000
LogP 2.61540
Vapour Pressure 0.0122mmHg at 25°C


Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Calcium Benzoate
Common Name/
Trade Name
Commercial Name(s)
Chemical Name
Chemical Family
Calcium Benzoate

Section 4. First Aid Measures
Eye ContactCheck for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at
least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.
Skin ContactWash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
Cold water may be used.
Serious Skin ContactNot available.
InhalationIf inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get
medical attention.
Serious InhalationNot available.
IngestionDo NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight
clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
Serious IngestionNot available.

Section 5. Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability of the Product May be combustible at high temperature.
Auto-Ignition Temperature Not available.
Flash PointsNot available.
Flammable LimitsNot available.
These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2). Some metallic oxides.
Products of Combustion
Fire Hazards in Presence of Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.
Various Substances
Explosion Hazards in Presence Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
of Various SubstancesRisks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
Fire Fighting MediaSMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
and InstructionsLARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Special Remarks onAs with most organic solids, fire is possible at elevated temperatures. Material in powder form, capable of
Fire Hazardscreating a dust explosion.
Special Remarks on Explosion Fine dust dispersed in air in sufficient concentrations, and in the presence of an ignition source is a potential dust
Hazardsexplosion hazard.

Section 6. Accidental Release Measures
Small SpillUse appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by
spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority
Large Spill
Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water
on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.
Calcium Benzoate

Section 7. Handling and Storage
PrecautionsKeep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not
breathe dust.
StorageKeep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.

Section 8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Engineering ControlsUse process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below
recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to
airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Personal Protection
Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.
Personal Protection in Case of Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used
a Large Spillto avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist
BEFORE handling this product.
Exposure LimitsNot available.

Section 9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state and appearance Solid. (Powdered solid.)OdorBenzoic acid (Slight.)
TasteNot available.
Molecular Weight282.3 g/mole
pH (1% soln/water)Not available.
Boiling PointNot available.
Melting PointNot available.
Critical TemperatureNot available.
Density: 1.44 (Water = 1)
Specific Gravity
Vapor PressureNot applicable.
Vapor DensityNot available.
VolatilityNot available.
Odor ThresholdNot available.
Not available.
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.
Ionicity (in Water)Not available.
See solubility in water.
Dispersion Properties
SolubilityPartially soluble in cold water.

Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
StabilityThe product is stable.
Not available.
Instability Temperature
Conditions of InstabilityExcess heat
Incompatibility with variousNot available.
CorrosivityNot available.
Calcium Benzoate
Special Remarks onNot available.
Special Remarks onNot available.
PolymerizationWill not occur.

Section 11. Toxicological Information
Routes of EntryInhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to AnimalsLD50: Not available.
LC50: Not available.
Chronic Effects on Humans Not available.
Other Toxic Effects onSlightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Special Remarks onNot available.
Toxicity to Animals
Special Remarks on
Not available.
Chronic Effects on Humans
Special Remarks on otherNot available.
Toxic Effects on Humans

Section 12. Ecological Information
Not available.
BOD5 and CODNot available.
Products of BiodegradationPossibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may
Toxicity of the ProductsThe product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.
of Biodegradation
Special Remarks on theNot available.
Products of Biodegradation

Section 13. Disposal Considerations
Waste DisposalWaste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental
control regulations.

Section 14. Transport Information
DOT ClassificationNot a DOT controlled material (United States).
IdentificationNot applicable.
Special Provisions forNot applicable.
DOT (Pictograms)
Calcium Benzoate

Section 15. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms
TSCA 8(b) inventory: Calcium Benzoate
Federal and State
Proposition 65
Other RegulationsEINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS No.
Canada: Listed on Canadian Domestic Substance List (DSL).
China: Listed on National Inventory.
Japan: Listed on National Inventory (ENCS).
Korea: Listed on National Inventory (KECI).
Philippines: Listed on National Inventory (PICCS).
Australia: Listed on AICS.
Other ClassificationsWHMIS (Canada) Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC)This product is not classified according Not applicable.
to the EU regulations.
Health Hazard
HMIS (U.S.A.)1 National Fire Protection
1 Flammability
1 Association (U.S.A.)
Fire Hazard
1 0 Reactivity
Specific hazard
Personal Protection
WHMIS (Canada)
DSCL (Europe)
TDG (Canada)
ADR (Europe)
Protective Equipment
Lab coat.
Dust respirator. Be sure to use an
approved/certified respirator or
Calcium Benzoate


 Safety Information

Hazard Codes C
Risk Phrases R34:Causes burns. R21/22:Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed .
Safety Phrases S26-S36/37/39-S45
RIDADR UN 3259 8/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
Packaging Group III
Hazard Class 8
HS Code 2916310090


HS Code 2916310090
Summary 2916310090 other benzoic acid and its salts and esters。supervision conditions:AB(certificate of inspection for goods inward,certificate of inspection for goods outward)。VAT:17.0%。tax rebate rate:9.0%。MFN tariff:6.5%。general tariff:30.0%


Benzoic acid,calcium salt
Calcium dibenzoate
calcium(2+) dibenzoate
EINECS 218-235-4