Benzaldehyde (C₆H₅CHO) is an organic compound consisting of a benzenering with a formyl substituent. It is the simplest aromatic aldehyde and one of the most industrially useful. This colorless liquid has a characteristic pleasant almond like odor. 
Synonyms Bitter almond oil
Product Information
CAS No 100-52-7
Chemical Formula C₆H₅CHO
Hill Formula C₇H₆O
Molar Mass 106.12 g/mol
Physicochemical Information
Density 1.05 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Melting Point -26 °C
Boiling Point 179 °C (1013 hPa)
Explosion Limit 1.4 - 8.5 %(V)
Ignition Temperatare 190 °C
PH Value 5.9 (1 g/l, H₂O)
Refractive Index 1.545 (20 °C, 589 nm)
Vapor Pressure 1.3 hPa (20 °C)
Solubility 3.3 g/l (20 °C)
Flash point 64 °C