Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, hexyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C13H18O3
Molecular Weight: 222.28
Odor: fruity floral aroma.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >5000mg/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: >5000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, masking, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as perfume.
Perfume, masking agent in personal care products.
Use as plasticizer.