Benzyl Alcohol BP
Benzyl Alcohol also known as Phenyl carbinol occurs as a colorless, clear liquid with a mild aromatic odor. It has a sharp burning taste and is slightly denser than water.
Benzyl Alcohol is used as a pharmaceutical aid. It is used as an anti parasite medication in pharmaceutical products.
Chemical Name: Benzyl Alcohol
Mol. Formula: C7H8O
Mol. Weight: 108.14 g/mol
CAS No.: 100-51-6
|Character||It occurs as a clear, colorless, oily liquid.|
|Identification||Infrared Absorption Spectrophotometry|
|Solubility||Soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96%) and with fatty and essential oils.|
|Relative density||Between 1.043 to 1.049|
|Appearance of solution||The solution is clear and colorless|
|Refractive index||Between 1.538 to 1.541|
|Peroxide value||Not more than 5|
(C) Sum of other peaks with a relative retention less than that of benzyl alcohol
(D)Sum of peaks with a relative retention greater than that of benzyl alcohol
(a) Not more than 0.15%
(b) Not more than 0.10%
(c) Not more than 0.04%
(d) Not more than 0.3%
|Residue on evaporation||Not more than 0.05%|
|Assay||Not less than 98.0% and not more than 100.5%|
Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.
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