benzoic acid(redirected from C6H5CO2)
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An aromatic white crystalline acid, C7H6O2, used as a food preservative and in dentifrices, germicides, and the manufacturing and processing of dyes.
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline solid occurring in many natural resins, used in the manufacture of benzoates, plasticizers, and dyes and as a food preservative (E210). Formula: C6H5COOH. Systematic name: benzenecarboxylic acid
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C7H6O2, used chiefly as a preservative, in the synthesis of dyes, and in medicine as a germicide.
An aromatic, white, crystalline acid, C7H6O2, used in preserving food, as a cosmetic, and in medicine.