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Benzyl benzoate

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Synonym(s):
Benzylis benzoas, Benzoic acid benzyl ester
Linear Formula:
C6H5COOCH2C6H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
212.24
Beilstein:
2049280
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32110502
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Agency

USP/NF
tested according to Ph. Eur.

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 125 °C)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

896 °F

color

clear

refractive index

n20/D 1.568 (lit.)

bp

323-324 °C (lit.)

mp

17-20 °C (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: miscible
chloroform: miscible
diethyl ether: miscible
oil: miscible
water: insoluble

density

1.118 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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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Application

Benzyl benzoate has been used as a test compound for evaluating its acaricidal activities by comparative counts, at regular intervals, with Dermutophagoides furinue populations. It has also been used for cleaning the whole-mount lacZ stained slides for microscopic visualization under a stereomicroscope.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Benzyl benzoate is the condensation product of benzoic acid and benzyl alcohol. It is utilized for treating human scabies as well as kills house dust mite.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - 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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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