W213802

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl benzoate

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid benzyl ester
Linear Formula:
C6H5COOCH2C6H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
212.24
FEMA Number:
2138
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2049280
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
262
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.727
NACRES:
NA.21

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
FDA 21 CFR 175.105

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 125 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

896 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.568 (lit.)

bp

323-324 °C (lit.)

mp

17-20 °C (lit.)

density

1.118 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

balsamic; fruity; floral; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

O=C(OCc1ccccc1)c2ccccc2

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

Benzyl benzoate is an aromatic ester that is used as a food flavoring agent. It has been identified as one of the main volatile aroma component of cranberry, mango and Egyptian Jasminum sambac flowers.

Packaging

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

Other Notes

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Pictograms

Exclamation markEnvironment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 3082 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

298.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

148 °C - closed cup

Yannai S
Dictionary of Food Compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, Flavors, and Ingredients (2012)
Isolation and characterization of the volatile aroma compounds from the concrete headspace and the absolute of Jasminum sambac (L.) Ait.(Oleaceae) flowers grown in Egypt
Edris AE, et al
European Food Research and Technology, 226(3), 621-621 (2008)
Thomas S Lisse et al.
NPJ Regenerative medicine, 5, 13-13 (2020-06-23)
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Biosynthesis of benzaldehyde, benzyl alcohol and benzyl benzoate from benzoic acid in cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
Croteau R
Journal of Food Biochemistry, 1(4), 317-326 (1978)
Contribution of volatile compounds to mango (Mangifera indica L.) aroma
Pino JA & Mesa J
Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 21(2), 207-213 (2006)

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