Saturday, January 26, 2008

IIT JEE Revision Benzene Physical Properties

is colourless, volatile liquid with burning state and characteristic smell.

Melting point is 278.5 K and boiling point is 353 K (80 C)

Insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents.
Highly Inflammable and burns with sooty flame

It is lighter than water and its specific gravity is 0.878

Benzene itself is a good solvent for fats, oil, resin etc.

Benzene is toxic in nature

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