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Benzyl benzoate

natural, ≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Benzoic acid benzyl ester

  • CAS Number 120-51-4

  • Linear Formula C6H5COOCH2C6H5

  • Molecular Weight 212.24

  •  FEMA Number 2138

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2049280

  •  EC Number 204-402-9

  •  Council of Europe no. 262

  •  MDL number MFCD00003075

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900878

  •  Flavis number 9.727

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Related Categories A - D, A-B, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products,
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
  natural
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (175.105)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 125 °C)
InChI Key   SESFRYSPDFLNCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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
Organoleptic   balsamic; fruity; floral; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   benzyl benzoate

Description

General description

Benzyl benzoate is an aromatic ester that can be used as a flavoring agent. It has been identified as one of the main volatile aroma component of cranberry{88], mango and Egyptian Jasminum sambac flowers.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3082 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
DG4200000
Flash Point(F) 
316.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
158 °C

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Protocols & Articles

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Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

The Complex Regulatory Landscape for Natural Flavor Ingredients

Introduction The Regulatory Landscape US and EU Definitions of Natural Regional Regulatory Variations The Example of Vanillin The Case for Standardization
Mr. Michael Sabisch1, Mr. David Smith2

1Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
2International Sales Coordinator, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food Safety, Oxidations

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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