Benzoic Acid Methyl Ester Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Benzoic Acid Methyl Ester Properties

Benzoic Acid Methyl Ester

Benzoic Acid Methyl Ester-Molecule 3D Struture
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Benzoic Acid Methyl Ester is an ester.It is formed by the condensation of methanol and benzoic acid, in presence of a strong acid such as hydrochloric acid.It is used as a source of benzoyl radical.It is also used in perfumery,as a solvent and pesticide.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point 199ºC
CAS Number 93-58-3
Density 1.0837 g/cm3
HS Code 291631000
IUPAC Name Methyl Benzoate
InChI 1S/C8H8O2/c1-10-8(9)7-5-3-2-4-6-7/h2-6H,1H3
LR Assay 99.0%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point -12.5 °C
Molar Mass 136.15 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H8O2
NFPA 704 H-0,F-2,R-0,C-NA
Solubility Immiscible
Synonyms Niobe Oil