W213500

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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/REAXYS Number:
1908121
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
204
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.014
NACRES:
NA.21
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

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.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

fruity; floral; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

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

Other Notes

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Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

203.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

95 °C - closed cup

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)
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...
Sotaro Momosaki et al.
Nuclear medicine and biology, 34(8), 939-944 (2007-11-14)
In order to develop a suitable radiotracer for the measurement of glial metabolism, we synthesized four different types of ester derivatives of [14C]acetate, namely, [14C]phenyl acetate, [14C]para-nitrophenyl acetate, [14C]2,4-dinitrophenyl acetate and [14C]benzyl acetate ([14C]BA), and evaluated their potencies in rats....
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...

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