Benzyl Alcohol

Benzyl Alcohol Specifications

Test Specification…..BP
Character It occurs as a clear, colorless, oily liquid.
Identification Infrared Absorption Spectrophotometry
Solubility Soluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96%) and with fatty and essential oils.
Relative density Between 1.043 to 1.049
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Acidity Specified test.
Refractive index Between 1.538 to 1.541
Peroxide value Not more than 5
Related substances

(A)Impurity A

(B)Impurity B

(C) Sum of other peaks with a relative retention less than that of benzyl alcohol

(D)Sum of peaks with a relative retention greater than that of benzyl alcohol

 

(a) Not more than 0.15%

(b) Not more than 0.10%

(c) Not more than 0.04%

 

(d) Not more than 0.3%

 

Residue on evaporation Not more than 0.05%
Assay Not less than 98.0% 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.

Benzyl Alcohol

Test Specification…..USP
Characters It occurs as a clear, colorless, oily liquid
Identification

Test(A)

 

(a)Infrared Absorption: On undried specimen

Clarity of solution Passes test
Solubility Freely soluble in 50% alcohol; sparingly soluble in water. Miscible with alcohol, with ether, and with chloroform.
Peroxide value Not more than 5
Residue on evaporation Not more than 0.05%
Organic Impurities, Benzaldehyde, and Other Related Substances Specified test
Acidity Specified test
Clarity of solution The Sample solution shows the same clarity as that of water, or its opalescence is not more pronounced than that of Reference suspension 1
Color of solution The Sample solution has the color of water.
Refractive index 1.538–1.541 at 20°
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 98.0% 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.