Agent Name

Benzamide

CAS Number

55-21-0

Formula

C7-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Amid kyseliny benzoove [Czech]; Benzenecarboxamide; Benzoic acid amide; Benzoylamide; Phenylcarboxamide; Phenylcarboxyamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Colorless solid; [Hawley] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful if swallowed; Oral LD50 (mouse) = 1160 mg/kg; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000939 mm Hg

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