W285811 Sigma-Aldrich

Phenethyl alcohol

natural, ≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: β-PEA, 2-Phenylethanol, 2-Phenylethyl alcohol, Benzyl carbinol, PEA

  • CAS Number 60-12-8

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 122.16

  •  FEMA Number 2858

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1905732

  •  EC Number 200-456-2

  •  Council of Europe no. 68

  •  MDL number MFCD00002886

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901349

  •  Flavis number 2.019



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grade   FG
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   4.21 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 58 °C)
assay   ≥99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.5317(lit.)
bp   219-221 °C/750 mmHg(lit.)
mp   −27 °C (lit.)
density   1.020 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   honey; floral; rose
food allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in glass bottle

General description

Phenethyl alcohol, an aromatic alcohol with rose-like odor, is commonly used as a food flavoring and fragrance ingredient. It is the main flavor volatile of tomato and blue cheese.

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