MOLECULAR FORMULA :- C7H6O2
MOLECULAR WEIGHT :- 122.12 g/mol
|Description||Colorless, light crystals, scales or needles, odour, slight characteristic.||White or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless crystals.||Colorless, light crystals, scales or needles, odor, slight characteristic.|
|Solubility||–||Slightly soluble in water, soluble in boiling water and freely soluble in ethanol (96 %) and in fatty oils.||–|
|Appearance of solution
|A 5.0 % w/v solution in ethanol (95%) is clear and colorless.||5 % solution in ethanol (96 %) is clear and colorless.||–|
(A) Melting point
A. 1210C to 1230C
B. buff colored precipitate is produced
C. Light absorption maximum at about 225 nm, about 0.8.
D. 1% w/v solution is acidic to methyl red solution.
A : 1210C to 1240C
B: It gives reaction of Benzoates.
A. Summoned colored PPT is formed.
B. A white PPT formed which is soluble in ether
|Arsenic||NMT 2 ppm.||–||–|
|Heavy metals||NMT10 ppm.||–||NMT10 ppm.|
|Readily oxidisable substance||NMT 0.5 ml of potassium permanganate is require to persist pink color.||After 5 min. solution is still colored pink.||NMT 0.50 ml of 0.10 N potassium permanganate is Consumed.|
|Readily carbonisable substance||The color of the solution is not more instance than that of the reference solution YS5.||The solution is not more intensely colored than reference solution Y5||The solution has no more color than matching fluid Q.|
|Cinnamic acid||No odour of benzaldehyde is developed.||–||–|
|Chlorinated compounds||The filtrate compiles with the limit test of chloride.||–||–|
|Halogenated compounds & Halides||–||NMT 300 ppm||–|
|Residue on Ignition||NMT 0.1 %||NMT 0.1 %||NMT 0.05 %|
|Water by KF||NMT 0.7 %||–||NMT 0.7 %|
|Assay (on anhydrous basis)||99.5 % to 100.5 %||99.0 % to 100.5 %||99.5 % to 100.5 %|