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Benzyl acetate

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Acetic acid benzyl ester, Benzyl ethanoate

  • CAS Number 140-11-4

  • Linear Formula CH3COOCH2C6H5

  • Molecular Weight 150.17

  •  FEMA Number 2135

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1908121

  •  EC Number 205-399-7

  •  Council of Europe no. 204

  •  MDL number MFCD00008712

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900872

  •  Flavis number 9.014

  •  NACRES NA.21



Related Categories A - D, A-B, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
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
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


General description

Benzyl acetate is an aliphatic flavor ester found in the oils of many plants such as jasmine, hyacinth, gardenias, and azaleas.


1 kg in poly bottle

10 kg in composite drum

25 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
203 °F
Flash Point(C) 
95 °C
Protocols & Articles


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Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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