Benzene also known as Benzol is an important organic chemical compound with the Hill formula C₆H₆. Its molecule is composed of 6 carbon atoms joined in a ring, with 1 hydrogen atom attached to each carbon atom. Because its molecules contain only carbon and hydrogen atoms, benzene is classed as a hydrocarbon.
Synonyms Benzol
Product Information
CAS No 71-43-2
Hill Formula C₆H₆
Molar Mass 78.11 g/mol
Physicochemical Information
Density 0.88 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Melting Point 5.5 °C
Boiling Point 80.1 °C (1013 hPa)
Explosion Limit 1.4 - 8.0 %(V)
Ignition Temperatare 555 °C
Vapor Pressure 101 hPa (20 °C)
Solubility 1.88 g/l (23.5 °C)
Flash point -11 °C