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Benzyl benzoate

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid benzyl ester
Linear Formula:
C6H5COOCH2C6H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
212.24
Beilstein:
2049280
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 125 °C)

assay

≥98% (GC)

autoignition temp.

896 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.568 (lit.)

bp

323-324 °C (lit.)

mp

17-20 °C (lit.)

density

1.118 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

O=C(OCc1ccccc1)c2ccccc2

InChI

1S/C14H12O2/c15-14(13-9-5-2-6-10-13)16-11-12-7-3-1-4-8-12/h1-10H,11H2

InChI key

SESFRYSPDFLNCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzyl benzoate, an ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid, is widely used as a fragrance fixer, fragrance ingredient and preservative to maintain the potency and stability of a variety of cosmetic formulations. It is also employed as a synthetic musk, acaricide to treat scabies and headlice.

Application

Benzyl benzoate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in commercial products and pharmaceutical preparations using chromatography techniques.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

298.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

148 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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