• Molecular Formula: C7H7NO
  • Molecular Weight: 121.14
  • CAS No. 55-21-0
  • UN No: 0471
  • UN Packing Code :
  • Packing Group : III
  • Proper Shipping Name: Benzamide
  • Flash Point : 180 Deg c
  • Marine Pollutant: NO
  • Solid/Liquid/Gas : Solid
  • EMS : NA
  • MPA Group : NA
  • IMO Class:


Sr. Characteristic Specifications
1 Description White crystalline powder
2 Melting Range Between 125 - 128
3 Free Acid Not More than 1.0% w/w
4 Assay by HPLC Not More than 99 %


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medication


50 kg/ 25 kgs HDPE bags with heat-sealed and automatically stitched inner plastic liner


Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name Benzamide
Catalog Codes SLB4078
CAS# 55-21-0
RTECS CU8700000
TSCA:TSCA 8(b) inventory Benzamide
CI# Not available
Synonym Benzoylamide
Chemical Name Benzamide
Benzamide C7H7NO

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Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

Composition - -
Name CAS # % by Weight
Benzamide 55-21-0 100

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Benzamide: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 1160 mg/kg [Mouse].

Section 3:Hazards Identification

Potential Acute Health Effects:

Very hazardous in case of ingestion.Hazardousin case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation. Slightlyhazardous in case of skin contact (permeator).

Section 4 : First Aid Measures

Eye Contact

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention immediately. Skin Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Cold water may be used. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention immediately.

Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek medical attention. Inhalation:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately.

Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature.

Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...).

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:

SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.

LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.

Section 6 : Accidental Release Measures

Small Spill : Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water onthe contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.

Large Spill : Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container.

Section 7 : Handling and Storage

Precautions : Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes Wearsuitable protective clothing If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.

Storage : Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in acool, well-ventilated place. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat and away from strong oxidizingagents.

Section 8 : Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

Personal Protection : Splash goggles. Synthetic apron. Vapour and dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill : Splash goggles, Full suit, Vapour and dust respirator, Boots, Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product.

Section 9 : Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state and appearance Solid. (Powdered solid.)
Odour Not Available.
Taste Not Available.
Molecular Weight 121.14 g/mole
Colour White
PH (1% soln/water) Not available
Boiling Point 288°C (550.4°F)
Melting Point 132.5°C (270.5°F)
Critical Temperature Not Available
Specific Gravity 1.314 (Water = 1)
Vapour Pressure Not Applicable
Vapour Density Not Applicable
Volatility Not Applicable
Odour Threshold Not Applicable
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff Not Applicable
Iconicity (in Water): Not Applicable
Dispersion Properties See solubility in water
Solubility Partially soluble in cold water

Section 10 : Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability : The product is stable

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry : Eye contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.

Toxicity to Animals : Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 1160 mg/kg [Mouse].

Chronic Effects on Humans : ECauses damage to the following organs: lungs, the nervous system, mucous membranes.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans : Very hazardous in case of ingestion. Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of Skin contact (permeator).

Section 12: Ecological Information

Products of Biodegradation : Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation : The products of degradation are more toxic.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal : Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.

Section 14: Transport Information

DOT Classification : Not a DOT controlled material .

Identification : Not Applicable

Special Provisions for Transport : Not Applicable

Section 15: Other Regulatory Information

CPR COMPLIANCE : This Product Has Been Classified In Accordance With The Hazard Criteria Of The Cpr And The Msds Contains All The Information Required By The Cpr.

Section 16: Other Information

References : Not available

Other Special Considerations : Not available

Created : 10/09/2015

Last Updated : 09/09/2017