Phenylformic acid

Benzoic acid - definition from

[C6H5COOH;occurs naturally in gum benzoin; it is used as a food preservative, locally as a fungistatic, and orally as an antiseptic, diuretic, and expectorant. It is excreted rapidly as hippuric acid. Synonym: benzoyl hydrate, flowers of benzoin.

MediLexicon benzoate - Medical Dictionary Definition for Term 'benzoate'

[1. A salt or ester of benzoic acid. The salts are often used as pharmaceutical or food preservatives.

Molecular Formula: C7H5O2-

InChI: InChI=1/C7H6O2/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5H,(H,8,9)/p-1/fC7H5O2/q-1

SMILES: [O-]C(=O)c1ccccc1

CAS number 766-76-7

    Benzenecarboxylic acid
    benzoate anion
    benzoate anion
    Benzoic acid
    benzoic acid, ion(1−)
    Dracylic acid
    Phenylformic acid

    PubChem CID 242
    Beilstein =1862486
    CAS 766-76-7 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 16150
    Gmelin 2945
    Kegg C00180
    PubChem ID 10535300
    PubChem ID 3480
    UM-BBD c0121