Benzoic Acid

Benzoic Acid

Test Specification…..IP
Appearance It occurs as a colorless, light crystals, scales or needles; odor, slight and characteristic.
Identification

Test (A)

 

Test (B)

Test (C)

Test (D)

 

(A)Specified Test. To the filtrate add ferric chloride test solution, a buff colored precipitate is produced.

(B) Specified Test.

(C) A 1% w/v solution is acidic to methyl red solution

(D) Melting point: 1210C to 1230C

Solubility Freely soluble in ethanol (95%), in chloroform and in either, slightly soluble in water, soluble in fixed oils.
Appearance of solution A 5.0% solution in ethanol (95%) is clear and colorless.
Arsenic Maximum 2ppm
Heavy metals Maximum 10ppm
Readily oxidizable substances Passes test
Readily carbonizable substances Passes test
Cinnamic acid Passes test
Chlorinated compounds Passes test
Sulphated ash Maximum 0.1%
Water Maximum 0.7%
Assay Not less than 99.5% and not more than 100.5% calculated on the anhydrous basis.

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Benzoic Acid

Test Specification…..BP
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless crystals.
Identification

Test A

Test B

 

(a)Melting Point: 1210C to 1240C

(b) Solution S gives the reaction of benzoates

Solubility Slightly soluble in water, soluble in boiling water, freely soluble in ethanol (96%) and in fatty oils
Appearance of solution Solution S is clear and colorless
Carbonizable substances Specified Test. After 5 min, the solution is not more intensely colored than the reference solution Y5
Oxidizable substances Specified Test
Halogenated compounds and halides Not more than 300 ppm
Heavy Metals Not more than 10 ppm
Sulfated Ash Not more than 0.1%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Benzoic Acid

Test Specification…..USP
Characters It occurs as a white crystals, scales or needles with slight odor.
Identification

Test A

 

Specified Test.

Solubility Freely soluble in alcohol, in chloroform, and in ether; slightly soluble in water
Congealing temperature 121OC to 123OC
Water determination Not more than 0.7%
Readily carbonizable substances Specified Test
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.05%
Heavy metals Not more than 10 µg/g
Readily oxidizable substances Specified Test
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 99.5% and not more than 100.5% on anhydrous basis

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Test Specification…..FCC
Characters It occurs as white crystals, scales, or needles
Identification

Test(A)

 

(a)Dissolve 1g of sample in a 20:1 (v/v) mixture of water and 1N sodium hydroxide, filter the solution, and add about 1mL of ferric chloride. A buff-colored precipitate forms.

Solubility One gram is soluble in 275mL of water at 25°, in 20mL of boiling water, in 3mL of alcohol, in 5mL of chloroform, and in 3mL of ether. It is soluble in fixed and in volatile oils and is sparingly soluble in hexane.
Lead Not more than 2.0 mg/kg
Readily carbonizable substances Specified Test
Readily oxidizable substances Specified Test
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.05%
Solidification point Between 1210C -1230C
Water Not more than 0.7%
Assay Not less than 99.5% and not more than 100.5% of C7H6O2, calculated on the anhydrous basis.

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Benzoic Acid

Test Specification…..ACS
Freezing point 122-123C
Residue after ignition Not more than 0.005%
Insoluble in methanol Not more than 0.005%
Chlorine compounds (as Cl) Not more than 0.005%
Sulfur compounds (as S) Not more than 0.002%
Heavy metals (as Pb) Not more than 5 ppm
Substances reducing permanganate Passes test
Assay Not less than 99.5% C6H5COOH

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.