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benzoic acid
Aug 20, 2018

Product Name: sodium benzoate CAS:532-32-1 formula: C7H5NaO2 molecular weight: 122.1214


Physical and chemical properties: white or colorless positive prism crystals, or white powder. The relative density is 1.44. Dissolve in water.


Flash Point:121 °C 

Auto Ignition :(249.8°F) 299°C

Temperature: (570.2°F)

Extinguishing Media:Use dry powder or carbon dioxide when fighting a fire involving this material. 

Unsuitable Media:Water extinguishers are not recommended.

Protective Equipment:As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.


Physical State/Appearance:Solid

Color:White

Vapor Pressure:1.3 mbar @ 96°C (204.8°F)

Vapor Density:4.21

Flash Point:121 °C (249.8°F)

Auto Ignition Temperature:299°C (570.2°F)

Boiling Point:249°C (480.2°F)

Melting Point:122-123°C (251.6-253.4°F)

n-Octanol/water partition coefficient:1.87

Solubility in Water:2.91 g/L @ 20°C (68°F)

Density:1.316 (Ref:Sax)

Molecular Formula:C7H6O2

Molecular Weight:122.12


Packing: the product is wrapped in polyethylene film, and the outer packing is polypropylene woven bag. The net weight is 25KG.


Storage: ventilated and dry place, avoid sunlight and keep away from open fire.


Uses: preservatives, antimicrobial agents.


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