Benzoic acid, pentyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C12H16O2
Molecular Weight: 192.25
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Odor: stimulus fruity.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, solubilizing, antibacterial, bactericidal abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as solvent. eg: paint, resin, leather, personal care products.
Solvent, masking agent, antimicrobial agent in personal care products.
Use as insect attractant, pesticides.
Use as organic synthesis intermediate.
Use as perfume.