C6H5COOH;occurs naturally in gum benzoin; it is used as a food preservative, locally as a fungistatic, and orally as an antiseptic, diuretic, and expectorant. It is excreted rapidly as hippuric acid.
Synonyms: benzoyl hydrate, flowers of benzoin.
(05 Mar 2000)
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