Benzamide

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Benzamide
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IUPAC name Benzamide
Other names Benzoic acid amide, Phenyl carboxamide, Benzoylamide
Identifiers
CAS number 55-21-0
PubChem 2331
EINECS number 200-227-7
RTECS number CU8700000
SMILES C1=CC=C(C=C1)C(=O)N
InChI InChI=1/C7H7NO/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1- 3-5-6/h1-5H,(H2,8,9)/f/h8H2
Properties
Molecular formula C7H7NO
Molar mass 121.14 g/mol
Appearance Off-white solid
Density 1.341 g/cm3
Melting point

127 - 130 °C

Boiling point

288 °C

Solubility in water 13 g/l
Hazards
EU classification Harmful (Xn)
NFPA 704

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R-phrases R22, R40
S-phrases S36/37/39
Flash point 180 °C
Autoignition
temperature
> 500 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Benzamide is an off-white solid with the chemical formula of C6H5CONH2. It is a derivative of benzoic acid. It is slightly soluble in water, and soluble in many organic solvents.

Benzamides

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Amisulpride - a substituted benzamide

Benzamides are a class of amides of benzoic acid. In psychiatry some substituted benzamides are therapeutically used as neuroleptics and/or antipsychotics. Two active substances from the group of benzamides are in use:

Another benzamide, Remoxipride, was taken off the market in 1993 because of life-threatening side effects.

See also

External links

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