Benzoic acid, ethyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C9H10O2
Molecular Weight: 150.17
Odor: weak fruity aroma.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; 25℃, 720mg/L. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 2100mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 2630mg/Kg;
cat skin LDLo: 10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antibacterial, preservative, antimicrobial abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as bactericide, preservative.
Use as perfume.
Preservatives, perfume in personal care products.