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