BENZENESULFONIC ACID - (98-11-3)

Introduction

Name: benzenesulfonic acid
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 98-11-3
Chemical Formula: C6H6O3S
Molar Mass: 158.17504 g
Mass Percent: C 45.559 %; H 3.8233 %; O 30.344 %; S 20.271 % 

Classification

• organic • aromatic

Uses/Function

• "Manuf[acture] phenol by fusion with NaOH." 1

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Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 1070.