Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, phenyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C13H10O3
Molecular Weight: 214.22
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD: > 500mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LDLo: 3000mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 3000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, preservative, dispersing, UV absorbing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as preservative.
Use as antimicrobial agent, deodorant in personal care products.
Use as UV absorbing agent.
Use as intermediates in organic synthesis.