It is white, silkete squama or acercse crystal. It has a slightle smell of benzoin of benzaldehyde. It sublimates at about 100°C, relative density is 1.316,boiliy point is 249.2°C, melting point is 121.7°C-123°C. It is difficult to dissolve water(0.34g/100ml,25°C), It can dissolve boiling water(4.55g/100ml,90°C)ethand, chloroform and ether, fixed oil and naphtha.
Use: Dye intermediate. It is used in food and medical antiseptic, antimicrobialsant, plasticizer and organically synthetic stuff.
Spec and executive standard:
Industrial class: Q001-2003
Medical class: Chinese pharmacopoeia GB95
English pharmacopoeia BP93.BP98
America pharmacopoeia USP24,Fcc4.