Benzyl alcohol IP/BP 25LT Go Back

CASR

: 100-51-6

Molecular Formula

: C7H8O

Molecular Weight

: 108.10
Specifications  
Description: A clear, colourless, oily liquid (IP/BP)
Solubility: Soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96%) and with fatty and essential oils. (IP/BP)
Identification by IR: To comply the test (IP/BP)
Relative density: 1.043-1.049 (BP)
Appearance of Solution: Test solution should be clear and colourless. (BP)
Refractive index (20°C ± 0.5°C): 1.538-1.541 (IP/BP)
peroxide value: Not more than 5.0 (IP/BP)
Acid value: Not more than 0.50 (IP)
Distillation range (94%): 202°C-208°C, None distils below 200°C (IP)
Acidity: In 10ml, NMT 1ml of 0.1M sodium hydroxide is required to change the colour of the indicator to pink. (BP)
Wt. per ml (25°C): 1.04-1.05 (IP)
Residue on evaporation: Not more than 0.05% (IP/BP)
Related substances: Impurity A (Benzaldehyde): 0.15% max (IP/BP)
Related substances: Impurity B (Cyclohexylmethanol): 0.10% max (IP/BP)
Related substances: Sum of the areas of other peaks with a relative retention time less than that of Benzyl alcohol: 0.04% max (IP/BP)
Related substances: Sum of the areas of other peaks with a relative retention time greater than that of Benzyl alcohol: 0.3% max (IP/BP)
Assay: 98.0% - 100.5% (IP/BP)
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