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Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl acetate

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Benzyl ethanoate, Acetic acid benzyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3COOCH2C6H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.17
FEMA Number:
2135
Beilstein:
1908121
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
204
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.014
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor pressure

23 mmHg ( 110 °C)

assay

≥99%

autoignition temp.

862 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.502 (lit.)

bp

206 °C (lit.)

mp

−51 °C (lit.)

density

1.054 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fruity; floral; sweet

SMILES string

CC(=O)OCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C9H10O2/c1-8(10)11-7-9-5-3-2-4-6-9/h2-6H,7H2,1H3

InChI key

QUKGYYKBILRGFE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzyl acetate is an aliphatic flavor ester found in the oils of many plants such as jasmine, hyacinth, gardenias, and azaleas.

Packaging

10 kg in composite drum
25 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

203.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

95 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Burdock GA
Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives, 1, 260-261 (1997)
Modeling, Simulation, and Kinetic Studies of Solvent-Free Biosynthesis of Benzyl Acetate
Garlapati VK, et al
Journal of Chemistry (2013)
Eşref Demir et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 48(5), 1239-1242 (2010-02-23)
In this study, different concentrations of four benzyl derivatives (benzyl alcohol, benzyl acetate, benzoic acid and benzaldehyde) used as flavour ingredients were investigated for genotoxicity in in vitro. By taking blood from two healthy people comet assay was carried on
G Y Wittman et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 874(2), 225-234 (2000-05-19)
The direct derivatisation of acetic acid with n-hexyl chloroformate and with benzyl bromide in water was evaluated. With n-hexyl chloroformate, acetic acid did not give the n-hexyl acetate derivative, but the reaction of acetic acid with benzyl bromide in aqueous
J Caldwell
Teratogenesis, carcinogenesis, and mutagenesis, 13(4), 185-190 (1993-01-01)
The mouse lymphoma assay is commonly included in batteries of tests for the mutagenic and carcinogenic potential of chemicals. Unlike other bacterial and mammalian cell tests, it has an unacceptably high incidence of false positive results. This paper reviews data

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