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12392 Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl benzoate

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: Benzoic acid benzyl ester, Benzylis benzoas

  • CAS Number 120-51-4

  • Linear Formula C6H5COOCH2C6H5

  • Molecular Weight 212.24

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2049280

  •  EC Number 204-402-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00003075

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24847589

  •  eCl@ss 32110502

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical/Chromatography, Pharmacopoeia, Pharmacopoeia A-Z, Pharmacopoeial Organics
grade   Ph Eur (tested according to )
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 125 °C)
InChI Key   SESFRYSPDFLNCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   liquid (clear)
autoignition temp.   896 °F
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
refractive index   n20/D 1.568(lit.)
bp   323-324 °C(lit.)
mp   17-20 °C(lit.)
solubility   alcohol: miscible
  chloroform: miscible
  diethyl ether: miscible
  oil: miscible
  water: insoluble
density   1.118 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

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Application

Benzyl benzoate has been used as a test compound for evaluating its acaricidal activities by comparative counts, at regular intervals, with Dermutophagoides furinue populations. It has also been used for cleaning the whole-mount lacZ stained slides for microscopic visualization under a stereomicroscope.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Benzyl benzoate is the condensation product of benzoic acid and benzyl alcohol. It is utilized for treating human scabies as well as kills house dust mite.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3082 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
DG4200000
Flash Point(F) 
316.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
158 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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