Ammonium Benzoate

Ammonium benzoate Electronic Grade

General Product Properties

CAS #: 1863-63-4
EC #: 217-468-9
Formula: C7H9ON2
Formula Weight: 139.15 g/mol
Melting Point/Range: 190 – 198 °C (378 – 388 °F)
Physical State: Solid
Appearance: White Powder OR Colorless Crystalline


Ammonium benzoate, a fine, white powder or colorless crystalline, is used in the coatings industry as a cost-effective, amine-free flash rust inhibitor for ferrous substrates. Ammonium benzoate is also used as a preservative in certain adhesives and rubber latex and is commonly used as industrial preservative for paper wrappers, an agent for reducing curing time in vulcanization of rubber and an analytical reagent for various elements. Contact us today for purchase or quote


25 Gal All-Fiber UN Rated Drum 100 Lbs. Net.

Storage and handling guidelines

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place, store at ambient Temperature. Shelf-life: 2 years.

Regulatory Information

Reference: Cymer SDS Ammonium benzoate


Test Specification
Assay >98.5% min
Melt Point 190°C Min – 198°C Max
Loss on Drying 0.5% Max
pH 6.0 – 7.5
Chloride 5 ppm Max
Sulfate 15 ppm Max
Iron 2 PPM Max
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm Max
Appearance White free flowing powder
Particle Size 100% through a 20 mesh screen

These figures are given as a guide. Full specifications available on request.


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