Benzyl alcohol is an aromatic alcohol with the formula C₆H₅CH₂OH. The benzyl group is often abbreviated "Bn", thus benzyl alcohol is denoted as BnOH. Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant aromatic odor. It is a useful solvent due to its polarity, low toxicity, and low vapor pressure.
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−15.2 °C (4.6 °F; 257.9 K)
205.3 °C (401.5 °F; 478.4 K)
Solubility in Water
3.50 g/100 mL (20 °C) 4.29 g/100 mL (25 °C)
0.18 kPa (60 °C)
93 °C (199 °F; 366 K)
UN Hazard Class: B-3
Benzyl alcohol is used as a general solvent for inks, waxes, shellacs,paints, lacquers, and epoxy resin coatings.
The global benzyl alcohol market is projected to register a CAGR of over 5%during the forecast period (2022-2027). The increasing demand from the foodand beverage and cosmetics, and personal care industries is expected to drivethe market's growth.
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