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Benzyl propionate

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Benzyl propionate Basic information

Product Name:
Benzyl propionate
CAS:
122-63-4
MF:
C10H12O2
MW:
164.2
EINECS:
204-559-3
Mol File:
122-63-4.mol
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Benzyl propionate Chemical Properties

Melting point:
221-223°C
Boiling point:
222 °C(lit.)
Density 
1.03 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
FEMA 
2150 | BENZYL PROPIONATE
refractive index 
n20/D 1.497(lit.)
Flash point:
205 °F
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
form 
neat
JECFA Number
842
BRN 
2046122
CAS DataBase Reference
122-63-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Propanoic acid, phenylmethyl ester(122-63-4)
EPA Substance Registry System
Benzyl propionate (122-63-4)
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Safety Information

Safety Statements 
24/25
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
UA2537603
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
2915 50 00
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 3300 mg/kg LD50 dermal Rabbit > 5000 mg/kg

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Benzyl propionate Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

CLEAR COLOURLESS LIQUID

Chemical Properties

Benzyl propionate is a liquid with a sweet, fruity odor, which is used in perfumery for floral, fruity notes and in fruit flavor compositions.

Chemical Properties

Benzyl propionate has a sweet, fruity-floral odor and a peach-, apricot-like taste.

Occurrence

Reported found in strawberry and melon.

Uses

Benzyl Propionate is a flavoring agent which is liquid, colorless and has a sweet, fruity odor. it is soluble in most fixed oils and alcohol, slightly soluble in propylene glycol, and insoluble in glycerin.

Preparation

By esterification of benzyl alcohol with propionic acid.

Taste threshold values

Taste characteristics at 15 ppm: fruity, sweet, green and powdery with a ripe berry nuance.

Benzyl propionate Preparation Products And Raw materials

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