Benzoic acid, methyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H8O2
Molecular Weight: 136.15
Odor: fruity odor.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; 20℃, 2.1g/L.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: cat skin LDLo: 10000mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 4100mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 3330mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 2170mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 1177mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent masking, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as perfume.
Use as solvent.
Use as intermediates in organic synthesis.
Conditioning agent, perfume, preservative in personal care products.