W268313 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl benzoate

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

  • CAS Number 93-58-3

  • Linear Formula C6H5COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 136.15

  •  FEMA Number 2683

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1072099

  •  EC Number 202-259-7

  •  Council of Europe no. 260c

  •  MDL number MFCD00008421

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901250

  •  Flavis number 9.725



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grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   4.68 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.516 (lit.)
bp   198-199 °C(lit.)
mp   −12 °C (lit.)
solubility   ethanol: 60%, clear (1mL/4ml)
density   1.088 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   floral; phenolic
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens


General description

Methyl benzoate occurs naturally in guava, mango and kiwifruit.


1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

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