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Sigma-Aldrich

3-Phenyl-1-propanol

≥98%, FCC

Synonym(s):
3-Phenylpropyl alcohol, Hydrocinnamyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
C6H5(CH2)3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.19
FEMA Number:
2885
Beilstein:
1857542
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
80
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.031
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.526 (lit.)

bp

119-121 °C/12 mmHg (lit.)

mp

−18 °C (lit.)

density

1.001 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

balsam; cinnamon; hyacinth; spicy; floral

SMILES string

OCCCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C9H12O/c10-8-4-7-9-5-2-1-3-6-9/h1-3,5-6,10H,4,7-8H2

InChI key

VAJVDSVGBWFCLW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

3-Phenyl-1-propanol is a volatile compound that is reported to occur in styrax gum, guava fruit, and beeswax.

Application

Preservative in cosmetics - This alcohol a natural fragrance with antimicrobial properties against bacteria and molds. It is used in combination with Heliotropin or Piperonal as a preservative for cosmetic products.
This alcohol or its ester derivatives are used as fragrance component in fresh flower compositions, like lilac, hyacinth, and lily of the valley because of the balsamic odor character.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
5, 10 kg in poly drum

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

248.0 °F - closed cup - (External MSDS)

Flash Point(C)

120 °C - closed cup - (External MSDS)

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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