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