Benzene

Benzene (C6H6) is a colorless liquid with petroleum-like odor, less dense than water. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Benzene. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, SUPERLoc, FIRELoc

Benzene Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Vapor is heavier than air and may travel considerable distance to a source of ignition and flash back.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Use proper flammables storage containers, with signage and fire-proof accessories.
  • Compatible Details: strong oxidizing agents, sulfuric acid, nitric acid, halogens.
  • Description: Benzene is an organic chemical compound with the molecular formula C6H6. Its molecule is composed of 6 carbon atoms joined in a ring, with 1 hydrogen atom attached to each carbon atom.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Benzene Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C6H6 876.50 kg/m³ 176.2°F (80.1°C) Benzene 78.11 g/mol Water 41.9°F (5.5°C)




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