Benzyl Acetate

Benzyl Acetate

CAS Number: 140-11-4

Benzyl Acetate
is a colourless mobile liquid. Powerful but "thin", sweet floral, fresh and light fruity odour reminiscent of jasmine.

Extensively used in perfumery.
Highly appreciated in cosmetic fragrances.
Frequently used in flavour compositions.
Largest component in jasmin, gardenia fragrance.

Appearence Clear, Almost Colourless Liquid
Acid Value 1.0 Max
Sp. Gravity 1.0520 to 1.0540
Ref. Index 1.5010 to 1.5030
Assay 99.5% Min. by G.C.
Molecular Weight 150.17
Molecular Formula C9 H10 O2
Flash Point 102
Solubility Practically Insoluble in Water

Storage & Handling:
Benzyl Acetate is a neutral ester with no appreciable effect on metals. Storage can be done in metal or HDPE barrels.

30 kgs Carboy / 220 kgs HDPE barrel (Click to view).


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