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LC740 Benzene

extra pure


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC27740 Glass bottle 1 l 30.60
AC27740 Glass bottle 2.5 l 63.00
AC27740 Drum stainl. st.  25 l inquire


Product information
Hill Formula C6H6
HS Code 2902 20 00
EC number 200-753-7
Molar mass 78.11 g/mol
EC index number 601-020-00-8
CAS number 71-43-2


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 555 °C
Solubility 1.8 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 5.5 °C
Molar mass 78.11 g/mol
Density 0.88 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 80.1 °C
Vapor pressure 101 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.4 – 8.0 %(V)
Flash point -11 °C
Viscosity kinematic 0.78 mm2/s (20 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H350: May cause cancer.
H340: May cause genetic defects.
H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking.
P308 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P301 + P310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)

RTECS CY1400000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 45-46-11-36/38-48/23/24/25-65
May cause cancer.May cause heritable genetic damage.Highly flammable.Irritating to eyes and skin.Also toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Also harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.
S Phrase S 53-45
Avoid exposure – obtain special instructions before use.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger carcinogenic, mutagenic, highly flammable, irritant, toxic
Hazard Symbol Flammable


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1114 BENZENE, 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1114 BENZENE, 3, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 930 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit > 8260 mg/kg


Purity (GC) ≥ 99.5 %
Identity (IR) conforms
Free acid (as HCl) ≤ 0.001 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.878 – 0.879
Melting point ≥ 5 °C
Readily carbonizable substances conforms
Evaporation residue ≤ 0.001 %


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