Benzoic acid (C6H5COOH)

Substance: Benzoic acid.

Also known as: Carboxybenzene E210 Dracylic acid Phenylmethanoic acid Benzenecarboxylic acid

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Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye damage
  • Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure

Precautionary statements

  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Get Medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.

Experiments with this reagent