Benzyl alcohol IP/BP PARENTEX 25LT Go Back

CASR

: 100-51-6

Molecular Formula

: C6H5CH2OH

Molecular Weight

: 108.14
Specifications  
Description: A clear, colorless, oily liquid
Solubility: Soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96%) and with fatty and essential oils.
Identification A (By IR): IR spectra of the sample should be concomitant with IR spectra of the standard
Relative density: 1.043-1.049
Appearance of Solution (2 mL in 60 mL): Test solution should be clear and colorless.
Refractive index (20°C ± 0.5°C): 1.538-1.541
peroxide value: NMT 5.0
Acid value: NMT 0.50
Distillation range (94%): 202°C-208°C, None distils below 200°C
Acidity: In 10ml, NMT 1ml of 0.1M sodium hydroxide should require to change the colour of the indicator to pink.
Wt. per ml (25°C): 1.04-1.05
Residue on evaporation: NMT 0.05%
Related substances: Impurity A (Benzaldehyde): NMT 0.05%
Related substances: Impurity B (Cyclohexylmethanol): NMT 0.10%
Related substances: Sum of the areas of other peaks with a relative retention time less than that of Benzyl alcohol: NMT 0.02%
Related substances: Sum of the areas of other peaks with a relative retention time greater than that of Benzyl alcohol: NMT 0.2%
Assay: 98.0% - 100.5%
Total aerobic bacterial count: NMT 100 CFU/ml
Total combined yeast and molds count: NMT 100 CFU/ml
Bacterial endotoxins: NMT 2.5 EU/ml
Sulphated ash: NMT 0.005%
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