Benzoic Acid

Benzoic Acid is an Organic compound, a colorless crystalline solid and a simple aromatic carboxylic acid.

About I G Petro

IGPL produces Maleic Anhydride through wash water generated out of the production process of PAN. Maleic Anhydride is used in agro and food businesses. IGPL also manufactures Benzoic Acid (BA) as a by-product.

Get started swiftly & easily by importing a demo of your choice in a single click. Over 30 high quality professionally designed pre-built website concepts to choose from. I G Petrochemicals Ltd. (IGPL) is equipped with one of the largest capacity at a single location, which will stand at 2,22,110 MTPA of Pthalic Anhydride, 8000 MTPA of Maleic Anyhdride and 1300 MTPA of Benzoic Acid and 8,400 MTPA of plasticizers, post expansion of PAN 4 plant.  The Company has the ability to cater to local and international markets.

IGPL commenced production in the year 1992 with a view to become one of the leading players in the petrochemicals industry. Today, we are the largest producer of PAN in India. Our dynamic spirit to go beyond the normal realms of success and our relentless Will to be the market leader have been the   hallmarks of our pursuit of excellence.

The plant is located at MIDC, Taloja in Raigad District, Maharashtra, India, 50 Km from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Nhavasheva, Maharashtra, thus enabling us to provide unsurpassed customer service to versatile and diversified market since 1992.

Phthalic Anhydride (PAN) is used in manufacturing plasticizers, which are most essential in making PVC products, shoe soles, cables, pipes and hoses, leather cloth, films for packaging and other products. It is also used to manufacture alkyd resins used in paints and in the production of unsaturated polyester resins for building materials, plastic products, textile industries and printing inks.

Being a “value driven” company, the values are a part of individual and collective objectives for continuous business excellence.

Years of Successful Manufacturing



To consistently focus on delivering superior quality products by technological upgradation and utilizing the expanded production capacities to provide the customers maximum value at the most competitive price.



To be well diversified chemical company with leadership position in Phthalic Anhydride Industry.

Benzoic Acid is an Organic compound, a colorless crystalline solid and a simple aromatic carboxylic acid. It is used in the manufacture of paints, dyes and plastics as well as the manufacture of unsaturated polyester resin.


Product Specifications

Test Conducted
Off White Flakes
Molten Colour (APHA)
Cryst. Point (° C)
° C
Loss on Drying (% wt.)
% Wt.
less than 0.50
Total Available acidity As Benzoic Acid (C6H5COOH) by
% Wt.
> 99.50
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