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Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
IUPAC name
Other names
Benzoic acid amide, Phenyl carboxamide, Benzoylamide
ATC code N05AL
55-21-0 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:28179 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL267373 YesY
ChemSpider 2241 YesY
EC number 200-227-7
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C09815 YesY
PubChem 2331
RTECS number CU8700000
UNII 6X80438640 YesY
Molar mass 121.14 g·mol−1
Appearance Off-white solid
Density 1.341 g/cm3
Melting point 127 to 130 °C (261 to 266 °F; 400 to 403 K)
Boiling point 288 °C (550 °F; 561 K)
13 g/l
Acidity (pKa) 23.35 (in DMSO)
EU classification Harmful (Xn)
R-phrases R22 R40
S-phrases S36/37/39
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oil Health code 1: Exposure would cause irritation but only minor residual injury. E.g., turpentine Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Flash point 180 °C (356 °F; 453 K)
> 500 °C (932 °F; 773 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Benzamide is an off-white solid with the chemical formula of C6H5CONH2. It is a derivative of benzoic acid. It is slightly soluble in water, and soluble in many organic solvents.

Chemical derivatives[edit]

A number of substituted benzamides exist, including:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Singh, K. N. and Merchant, Kavita (2012). "The Agrochemical Industry, Annex 17.1". In Kent, James A. Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology. New York: Springer Verlag. pp. 643–698 page 693. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-4259-2_17. 

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