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Benzenesulfonic acid, 94%, Thermo Scientific™

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98-11-3
C6H6O3S
158.171
MFCD00011689
SRSXLGNVWSONIS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
benzenesulphonic acid, phenylsulfonic acid, besylic acid, benzene sulphonic acid, benzenemonosulfonic acid, benzene sulfonic acid, kyselina benzensulfonova, benzensulfonic acid, ccris 4595, kyselina benzensulfonova czech
7371
CHEBI:64455
benzenesulfonic acid
C1=CC=C(C=C1)S(=O)(=O)O
98-11-3
C6H6O3S
158.171
MFCD00011689
SRSXLGNVWSONIS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
benzenesulphonic acid, phenylsulfonic acid, besylic acid, benzene sulphonic acid, benzenemonosulfonic acid, benzene sulfonic acid, kyselina benzensulfonova, benzensulfonic acid, ccris 4595, kyselina benzensulfonova czech
7371
CHEBI:64455
benzenesulfonic acid
C1=CC=C(C=C1)S(=O)(=O)O

Benzenesulfonic acid is mainly consumed by conversion to other specialty chemicals. A variety of pharmaceutical drugs are prepared as salts of benzenesulfonic acid and are known as besylates or besilates. The alkali metal salt of benzenesulfonic acid was once widely used in the production of phenol. It acts as an acid catalyst for direct esterification of amino acids and peptides.

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Applications
Benzenesulfonic acid is mainly consumed by conversion to other specialty chemicals. A variety of pharmaceutical drugs are prepared as salts of benzenesulfonic acid and are known as besylates or besilates. The alkali metal salt of benzenesulfonic acid was once widely used in the production of phenol. It acts as an acid catalyst for direct esterification of amino acids and peptides.

Solubility
Soluble in water and alcohol. Slightly soluble in benzene. Insoluble in non-polar solvents.

Notes
It is hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.
Density 1.32
Melting Point ∼45°C to 50°C
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
UN Number UN2585
Beilstein 742513
Merck Index 14,1070
Quantity 2500g
Solubility Information Soluble in water and alcohol. Slightly soluble in benzene. Insoluble in non-polar solvents.
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Formula Weight 158.18
Percent Purity 94%
Chemical Name or Material Benzenesulfonic acid
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GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.

P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

H302-H314-H335

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ARYL SULFONIC ACIDS, SOLID

EINECSNumber : 202-638-7

RTECSNumber : DB4200000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only