Ammonium benzoate

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Ammonium benzoate
Ammonium benzoate.png
Ball-and-stick model of the benzoate anion
Ball-and-stick model of the ammonium cation
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RTECS number DG337800
Molar mass 139.15 g/mol
Appearance White solid
Density 1.26 g/cm3
Melting point 198 °C (388 °F; 471 K)
21.3 g/100 mL (20 °C)
83 g/100 mL (100 °C)
Solubility soluble in methanol
insoluble in diethyl ether
Safety data sheet Fisher Scientific
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 2: Intense or continued but not chronic exposure could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury. E.g., chloroform Reactivity code 2: Undergoes violent chemical change at elevated temperatures and pressures, reacts violently with water, or may form explosive mixtures with water. E.g., phosphorus Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
825 mg/kg, oral (rat)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Ammonium benzoate, a white solid, is the ammonium salt of benzoic acid.