Benzoic acid, butyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C11H14O2
Molecular Weight: 178.23
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; 25℃, 59mg/L.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 735mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 3450mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 4000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, cleansing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as bactericide, preservative.
Preservative, masking agent in personal care products.
Use as plasticizer.
Use as solvent. eg: industrial cleaning, paint, resins.
Cleansing agent in industrial cleaning.