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Benzocaine POWDER Mesh 1kg – Pure 99,9% Reagent CAS No.:94-09-7


Physico-chemical properties of benzocaine

Chemical reagent CAS No.:94-09-7

Form: solid

White color

Odor: odorless

Molar mass 165.19 g / mol

Melting point: 89-92 ° C

Boiling point: 172 ° C

Density: 2.75 g / cm3

Solubility in water: sparingly soluble

Solubility in organic solvents: soluble in ethanol (300 g / l)

May cause skin irritation, may cause skin sensitization.



Benzocaine is the ethyl ester of p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA). It can be prepared from PABA and ethanol[25] by Fischer esterification or via the reduction of ethyl p-nitrobenzoate. Benzocaine is sparingly soluble in water; it is more soluble in dilute acids and very soluble in ethanol, chloroform, and ethyl ether. The melting point of benzocaine is 88–90 °C,[26] and the boiling point is about 310 °C

Chemical Grade Definitions:

Pure p.a – High purity analytical reagents. Suitable for laboratory and general use.

Pure – Good quality chemicals. May be used for most laboratory purposes, educational, domestic, craft applications. Not pure enough to be offered for food.

Technical – Good quality for educational, domestic, handicraft, agricultural applications. Not pure enough to be offered for food.


Additional information

Weight 1.0 kg