Benzoic Acid

CAS #: 65-85-0

Synonyms: Benzenecarboxylic acid; carboxybenzene; phenylformic acid; dracylic acid; Benzoate; Diacyclic Acid; Phenyl Carboxylic Acid

Uses: Sodium and butyl benzoates, plasticizers, benzoyl chloride, alkyd resins, food preservative, seasoning tobacco, flavors, perfumes, dentifrices, standard in analytical chemistry, antifungal agent.

Hazard: Moderately toxic by ingestion. Use restricted to 0.1% in foods.