Benzoic acid, 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-
Benzoic acid, p-tert-butyl-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C11H14O2
Molecular Weight: 178.23
Appearance: needle or powder.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; 25℃, 28mg/L. soluble in ethanol, benzene.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 473mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 568mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 242mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as preservative.
Bactericide, masking agent in personal care products.
Use as flux component.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.