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W213713

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl alcohol

natural, ≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
Benzenemethanol
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
FEMA Number:
2137
Beilstein:
878307
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
58
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.010
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

13.3 mmHg ( 100 °C)
3.75 mmHg ( 77 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

817 °F

shelf life

5 yr

composition

contains IFRA restricted benzyl alcohol

technique(s)

UV/Vis spectroscopy: suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.539 (lit.)

bp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

benzyl alcohol

Organoleptic

floral; fruity; balsamic; sweet

SMILES string

OCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H8O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5,8H,6H2

InChI key

WVDDGKGOMKODPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzyl alcohol is an aromatic alcohol that is used as a flavoring agent and fragrance ingredient.

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle
5 kg in stainless steel drum

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

213.8 °F - DIN 51758

Flash Point(C)

101 °C - DIN 51758

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, 261-262 (1997)
Fragrance material review on anisyl alcohol
Scognamiglio J, et al.
Food And Chemical Toxicology, 50, S140-S160 (2012)
Béatrice Hechler et al.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 314(1), 232-243 (2005-03-29)
Our aim was to determine whether the newly described P2X1 antagonist NF449 [4,4',4'',4'''-(carbonylbis(imino-5,1,3-benzenetriylbis(carbonylimino)))tetrakis-benzene-1,3-disulfonic acid octasodium salt] could selectively antagonize the platelet P2X1 receptor and how it affected platelet function. NF449 inhibited alpha,beta-methyleneadenosine 5'-triphosphate-induced shape change (IC50 = 83 +/- 13
Yuma Morimoto et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 51(18), 10025-10036 (2012-09-08)
The rate of oxidation of 2,5-dimethoxybenzyl alcohol (2,5-(MeO)(2)C(6)H(3)CH(2)OH) by [Fe(IV)(O)(N4Py)](2+) (N4Py = N,N-bis(2-pyridylmethyl)-N-bis(2-pyridyl)methylamine) was enhanced significantly in the presence of Sc(OTf)(3) (OTf(-) = trifluoromethanesulfonate) in acetonitrile (e.g., 120-fold acceleration in the presence of Sc(3+)). Such a remarkable enhancement of the
Meenakshisundaram Sankar et al.
ACS nano, 6(8), 6600-6613 (2012-07-10)
We report a convenient excess anion modification and post-reduction step to the impregnation method which permits the reproducible preparation of supported bimetallic AuPd nanoparticles having a tight particle size distribution comparable to that found for sol-immobilization materials but without the

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