Benzyl Acetate

CAS #0140-11-4

CH3C(O)OCH2C6H5

About

Benzyl acetate is the acetate ester of benzyl alcohol. It has a role as a metabolite. It

Synonyms

acetic acid benzyl ester acetic acid phenyl methyl ester benzyl ethanoate benzenemethanol acetate

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

benzyl acetate

Appearance

Colourless clear liquid

Molar Mass

150.18

Density

1.054 g/ml

Melting Point

51.5 °C (−60.7 °F; 221.7 K)

Boiling Point

212 °C (414 °F; 485 K)

Solubility in Water

Soluble in benzene, chloroform Miscible with ethanol, ether, acetone

Vapour Pressure

0.177000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C

Flash Point

102 °C (216 °F; 375 K)

Viscosity

-

Odour

Sweet, Fruity, Floral

APHA Value

-

Hazard Identification

Non Hazardous

Uses & Applications

Benzyl Acetate is mainly used in flavour and fragrance industry.Similar to most other esters, it possesses a sweet and pleasant aroma, owing towhich, it finds applications in personal hygiene and health care products

Market Driving Factors

Benzyl acetate is one of the most extensively used perfumery materials andespecially for the production of jasmine and gardenia fragrances. The rising demandfor benzyl acetate from all such applications like perfumery, health & hygieneproducts, cosmetics, etc. is predicted to drive the global benzyl acetate market in thenext few years. Due to usage in wide range of products in the personal care industrythe market for this product is ever-growing.

Grades Available

Perfumery Grade

Origin

Indian Origin

Packaging

180-200 Kg MS Drum

Stability/Shelf Life

Stable at room temperature for several weeks

TDS

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