Ethyl benzoate is used as a perfume scent. It acts as a food flavoring agent. It is an active component of artificial fruit flavors. Further, it is used in cosmetics and personal care products as fragrance ingredients and preservatives.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H227-H303-H315-H319
Combustible liquid. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.
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