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Benzyl benzoate

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, USP

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid benzyl ester, Benzyl benzoate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C14H12O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
212.24
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
204-402-9

Quality Level

Agency/Method

BP
Ph. Eur.
USP

vapor pressure

<0.1 hPa ( 25 °C)

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

autoignition temp.

480 °C

potency

1904 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
4000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

bp

324 °C/1013 hPa

mp

21 °C

transition temp

flash point 158 °C

density

1.12 g/cm3 at 20 °C

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical
liquid formulation
parenterals
solid formulation

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C14H12O2/c15-14(13-9-5-2-6-10-13)16-11-12-7-3-1-4-8-12/h1-10H,11H2

InChI key

SESFRYSPDFLNCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
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Application

Benzylbenzoate is the ester of benzoic acid and benzyl alcohol. Due to its antimicrobial characteristics, it is typically used as preservative in pharmaceutical formulations and cosmetics. It is also used as a solvent in cosmetic preparations.

Legal Information

Emprove is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

298.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

148 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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