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Benzyl benzoate

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid benzyl ester
Linear Formula:
C6H5COOCH2C6H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
212.24
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2049280
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 125 °C)

assay

≥98% (GC)

form

neat

autoignition temp.

896 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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.)

Featured Industry

Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Environmental
Flavors and Fragrances
Food and Beverages
Personal Care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

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, an ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid, is widely used as a fragrance fixer, fragrance ingredient and preservative to maintain the potency and stability of a variety of cosmetic formulations. It is also employed as a synthetic musk, acaricide to treat scabies and headlice.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
Benzyl benzoate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in commercial products and pharmaceutical preparations using chromatography techniques.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN 3082 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

298.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

148 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Determination of preservatives in cosmetic products: II. High-performance liquid chromatographic identification
Kruijf DN, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 469(5), 317-328 (1989)
Benzyl Benzoate-Loaded Microemulsion for Topical Applications: Enhanced Dermatokinetic Profile and Better Delivery Promises
Sharma G, et al.
Aaps Pharmscitech, 17(5), 1221-1231 (2016)
Photochemical products of benzyl benzoate: possible formation of skin allergens
Shibamoto T and Umano K
Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology, 4(2), 97-103 (1985)
Efficient homogeneous catalytic hydrogenation of esters to alcohols
Zhang J, et al.
Angewandte Chemie (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 118(7), 1131-1133 (2006)
Separation and simultaneous high-performance liquid chromatographic determination of benzocaine and benzyl benzoate in a pharmaceutical preparation
Gigante B, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 549(2-3), 217-220 (1991)

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