|Preferred IUPAC name
N-formylaniline, formylaniline, phenylformamide
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||121.139 g·mol−1|
|Appearance||colorless or white solid|
|Melting point||46.6–47.5 °C (115.9–117.5 °F; 319.8–320.6 K)|
|Boiling point||271 °C (520 °F; 544 K)|
|P264, P270, P301+P312, P330, P501|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Formanilide is the organic compound with the formula C6H5N(H)CHO. It is the formamide of aniline. It is a colorless solid. The compound is an additive in rubber products as well as a common synthetic intermediate. For example, it is a precursor to the fungicide mepanipyrim. Dehydration of formanilide gives phenylisocyanide.