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Substance Name: Benzoin [USP:JAN]
RN: 9000-05-9
UNII: GK21SBA74R
InChIKey: ISAOCJYIOMOJEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Notes

  • Benzoin has two meanings in the literature, both of them important and both well established in their own fields: 1) a chemical, 2-hydroxy-1,2-diphenylethanone, is also available 2) this record, a sap of a tree, Styrax, which is USP as an adhesive wound dressing. Medline Plus includes tincture of benzoin in the recommended first aid kit. It contains a bit of benzoic acid (not the chemical benzoin #1).
  • TSCA Definition 2018: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It is a product which may contain resin acids and their esters, terpenes, and oxidation or polymerization products of these terpenes. (Styrax, Styracaceae).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Molecular Weight

  • 212.2468
 

Classification Codes

  • Protectant (Topical)
  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Benzoin
  • Benzoin gum
  • Benzoin [USP:JAN]
  • Gum benzoin
  • Gum benzoin siam
  • Gum sumatra
  • Siam benzoin
  • Sumatra benzoin

Synonyms

  • Benjamin gum
  • Benzoin
  • Benzoin absolute
  • Benzoin gum
  • Benzoin gum, Sumatra
  • Benzoin Malasia
  • Benzoin resin
  • Benzoin resinoid
  • Benzoin resinoid, Siam
  • Benzoin Siam
  • Benzoin Sumatra
  • EINECS 232-523-7
  • FEMA No. 2133
  • Gum Benjamin
  • Gum benzoin
  • HSDB 1929
  • Hyperabsolute benzoin, Siam
  • Resin benjamin
  • Resin benzoin
  • Siam benzoin
  • Styrax benzoin
  • Sumatra benzoin
  • UNII-GK21SBA74R

Systematic Name

  • Gum benzoin

Superlist Name

  • Benzoin USP

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9000-05-9

FDA UNII

  • GK21SBA74R

Other Registry Numbers

  • 9000-73-1
  • 91845-21-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009000059

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C14H12O2/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10,13,15H

InChIKey

ISAOCJYIOMOJEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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OC(C(=O)c1ccccc1)c2ccccc2