Benzene - C6H6

Benzene, C6H6, is a colourless, strongly photorefractive fluid with a characteristic smell. Benzene is flammable and burns with a decarbonised flame. 

It is very poisonous and its use in “ordinary” customer products, such as petrol and paint has been reduced. 


Molecular weight   78.11 g/mol

Gaseous phase   Gas density: 0.8765 g/m3

Solid phase   Melting point: 5.53 °C

Liquid phase   Boiling point : 80.1 °C