Benzyl benzoate
time:2012-10-15 17:28:34,count:0

Benzyl benzoate
Alias
Benzoic acid, benzyl ester
Benzoic acid, phenylmethyl ester
Benzylbenzenecarboxylate
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
120-51-4
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C14H12O2
Molecular Weight: 212.24
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid; or white solid.
Odor: mild pleasant aroma.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Melting point: 21℃[1].
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 1.7mL/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1.4mL/Kg;
cat oral LD50: 2240mg/Kg;
dog oral LD50: > 22440mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 1mL/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: > 500mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 1680mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 4000mg/Kg;
rat skin LD50: 4mL/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent insecticidal, antibacterial abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Insecticide in agriculture.
Insecticide, perfume, solvent in personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Solvent, fixative agent in perfume.
Use as solvent.
Use as plasticizer.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:120-51-4
Update: 20141024(1);