benzoic acid

benzoic acid Structure
benzoic acid
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Common Name benzoic acid
CAS Number 65-85-0 Molecular Weight 122.121
Density 1.2±0.1 g/cm3 Boiling Point 249.3±9.0 °C at 760 mmHg
Molecular Formula C7H6O2 Melting Point 121-125 °C(lit.)
MSDSbenzoic acid MSDS|SDS|pdf download Chinese USA Flash Point 121.1±0.0 °C
Symbol GHS05 GHS08
GHS05, GHS08
Signal Word Danger

 Names

[ Name ]: benzoic acid
[ Synonym ]: More Synonyms

 Chemical & Physical Properties

[ Density ]: 1.2±0.1 g/cm3
[ Boiling Point ]: 249.3±9.0 °C at 760 mmHg
[ Melting Point ]: 121-125 °C(lit.)
[ Molecular Formula ]: C7H6O2
[ Molecular Weight ]: 122.121
[ Flash Point ]: 121.1±0.0 °C
[ Exact Mass ]: 122.036781
[ PSA ]: 37.30000
[ LogP ]: 1.89
[ Vapour density ]: 4.21 (vs air)
[ Vapour Pressure ]: 0.0±0.5 mmHg at 25°C
[ Index of Refraction ]: 1.564
[ Water Solubility ]: Slightly soluble. 0.34 g/100 mL

 Toxicological Information

CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION

RTECS NUMBER :
DG0875000
CHEMICAL NAME :
Benzoic acid
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER :
65-85-0
LAST UPDATED :
199712
DATA ITEMS CITED :
28
MOLECULAR FORMULA :
C7-H6-O2
MOLECULAR WEIGHT :
122.13
WISWESSER LINE NOTATION :
QVR

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

ACUTE TOXICITY DATA

TYPE OF TEST :
Standard Draize test
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Administration onto the skin
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Human
TYPE OF TEST :
Standard Draize test
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Administration onto the skin
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rabbit
TYPE OF TEST :
Standard Draize test
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Administration into the eye
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rabbit
TYPE OF TEST :
TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Administration onto the skin
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Human
DOSE/DURATION :
6 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration - dyspnea Skin and Appendages - dermatitis, allergic (after systemic exposure)
TYPE OF TEST :
LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Human - man
DOSE/DURATION :
500 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION :
1700 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LC50 - Lethal concentration, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Inhalation
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION :
>26 mg/m3/1H
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Sense Organs and Special Senses (Eye) - lacrimation Behavioral - somnolence (general depressed activity)
TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION :
1600 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION :
1700 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION :
1940 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Behavioral - somnolence (general depressed activity) Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration - respiratory depression Gastrointestinal - other changes
TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION :
1460 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rabbit
DOSE/DURATION :
2 gm/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Administration onto the skin
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rabbit
DOSE/DURATION :
>10 gm/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rabbit
DOSE/DURATION :
2 gm/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - guinea pig
DOSE/DURATION :
2 gm/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - guinea pig
DOSE/DURATION :
1400 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Amphibian - frog
DOSE/DURATION :
100 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
TYPE OF TEST :
TCLo - Lowest published toxic concentration
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Inhalation
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION :
1200 mg/m3/4W-I
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration - fibrosis (interstitial) Related to Chronic Data - death

MUTATION DATA

TYPE OF TEST :
DNA inhibition
TEST SYSTEM :
Human Lymphocyte
DOSE/DURATION :
5 mmol/L
REFERENCE :
PNASA6 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. (National Academy of Sciences, Printing & Pub. Office, 2101 Constitution Ave., Washington, DC 20418) V.1- 1915- Volume(issue)/page/year: 79,1171,1982 *** U.S. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS *** EPA FIFRA 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATION FEREAC Federal Register. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402) V.1- 1936- Volume(issue)/page/year: 54,7740,1989 *** NIOSH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AND SURVEILLANCE DATA *** NIOSH OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE SURVEY DATA : NOHS - National Occupational Hazard Survey (1974) NOHS Hazard Code - 10210 No. of Facilities: 2798 (estimated) No. of Industries: 35 No. of Occupations: 52 No. of Employees: 77830 (estimated) NOES - National Occupational Exposure Survey (1983) NOES Hazard Code - 10210 No. of Facilities: 9179 (estimated) No. of Industries: 85 No. of Occupations: 81 No. of Employees: 155176 (estimated) No. of Female Employees: 55139 (estimated)

 Safety Information

[ Symbol ]: GHS05 GHS08
GHS05, GHS08
[ Signal Word ]: Danger
[ Hazard Statements ]: H315-H318-H372
[ Precautionary Statements ]: P280-P305 + P351 + P338 + P310-P314
[ Target Organs ]: Lungs
[ Personal Protective Equipment ]: dust mask type N95 (US);Eyeshields;Faceshields;Gloves
[ Hazard Codes ]: Xn:Harmful
[ Risk Phrases ]: R22;R36/37/38;R42/43
[ Safety Phrases ]: S26-S45-S37/39-S24-S22-S36/37-S24/25-S23-S53
[ RIDADR ]: UN 3077 9/PG 3
[ WGK Germany ]: 1
[ RTECS ]: DG0875000
[ HS Code ]: 4002191900

 Synthetic Route

 Customs

[ HS Code ]: 4002191900

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