Benzene

Benzene is an aromatic hydrocarbon extracted from cracked gasoline. It is used as a raw material for petrochemicals and as a solvent.
CAS No 71-43-2

HSCode 2902.2

Japan, List of Existing Chemical Substances No. 3-1

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Benzene is an aromatic hydrocarbon extracted from cracked gasoline, etc. It is used as a raw material for styrene, phenol, cyclohexane, and various other chemicals. It is also used as a solvent.

Common Names Benzene
Structure
CAS No 71-43-2
HSCode 2902.2
Japan, List of Existing Chemical Substances No 3-1
Formula C6H6
Molecular Weight 78
Appearance Clear, colorless liquid
Melting Point(℃) 5.5
Boiling Point(℃) 80
Specific Gravity 0.877
Flash Point(℃) -11
Autoignition Temperature (℃) 293~563
Flammability Range(%) 1.4~8
Viscosity (cP) 0.65
Solubility Parameter 9.2

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Basic petrochemical raw material, solvent

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