Also Known As Dracylic Acid, Benzenecarboxylic Acid, And Carboxybenzene
About Benzoic Acid
Benzoic Acid, also known as Dracylic Acid, Benzenecarboxylic Acid, and Carboxybenzene, has the chemical formula C7H6O2 or C6H5COOH. It appears as white crystal scales or needles.
Benzoic Acid possesses a slightly bitter taste and is nearly insoluble in Water; very soluble in Ethanol at ambient conditions.
Benzoic Acid is most commonly found in industrial settings to manufacture a wide variety of products such as perfumes, dyes, topical medications and insect repellents. This product is a building block used in the manufacture of many end products including alkyd resins. Benzoic Acid's salt (Sodium Benzoate) is commonly used as a pH adjustor and preservative in food, preventing the growth of microbes to keep food safe.
Benzoic Acid Offerings at Lab Alley
Common Uses and Applications
- Chemical precursor
- Volumetric and calorimetric analysis
- Synthesis of dyes
- Curing of tobacco