almond oil; benzaldehyde; benzene carbonal; benzenecarboxaldehyde; benzoic aldehyde; benzoyl hydride; phenylmethanal
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📖Org. Chem., v. Richter, 1. Vol (Benzaldehyde); p. 239
CAS RN:[100-52-7]
Formula:C7H6O; 106.12 g/mol
Molecular structure of benzaldehyde
Use:cellulose derivatives; cinnamic acid; dyes; mandelic acid; perfumes; soaps; whisky and various fruit flavors
Density:1.042 g/mL
Molar volume:101.9 mL/mol
Refractive index:1.546
Molecular refractive power:32.28 mL/mol
Dielectric constant:17.80
Dipole moment:2.89 D
Melting point:-26 °C
Boiling point:179 °C
Vapour pressure:1 Torr
Antoine equation
P(Torr) vs T(°C)
Vapour pressure vs temperature
Critical temperature:352 °C
Critical pressure:4.7 atm
Solubility in water:1 % w/w
Log10 partition octanol / water:1.48
Hansen solubility parameter:δd: 9.2 (cal/mL)½   δp: 4.2 (cal/mL)½   δh: 2.6 (cal/mL)½
Partially miscible with:
Miscible with:
1,2-diethoxyethane,    1,3-propanediol,    2,4-pentanedione,    2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol,    2-ethylhexanol,    3-methyl-1-butanol,    4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one,    4-methyl-2-pentanone,    benzene,    butanol,    butyl acetate,    dibutyl ether,    diethyl ether,    ethanol,    ethyl benzoate,    formamide,    furfuryl alcohol,    nitromethane,    octanol,    pyridine,    tetrachloromethane,    tetraethylene glycol dibutyl ether
100g dissolves:
13.1g caffeine;    9.22g 4'-ethoxyacetanilide
1g dissolves in:
333.33g water


Molecular structure of benzaldehyde
Molecular structure of 2,4,6-cycloheptatrien-1-one