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93-58-3 - Methyl benzoate, 99% - Benzoic acid methyl ester - A12404 - Alfa Aesar

A12404 Methyl benzoate, 99%

CAS Number
93-58-3
Synonyms
Benzoic acid methyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 12.05
1000g 34.30
5000g 127.80
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Methyl benzoate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008421
EINECS
202-259-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O2
Formula Weight
136.15
Melting point
-12°
Boiling Point
198-200°
Flash Point
82°(179°F)
Density
1.094
Refractive Index
1.5170
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Methyl benzoate is used in perfumery. It also finds use as a solvent. It acts as an intermediate and odor agents. Further, it is used to attract insects such as orchid bees. It is also used for cellulose esters, cellulose ethers, synthetic resin and rubber solvent and polyester fibers to assist in the preparation of flavor.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Cerreta, M. M.; Furton, K. G. An assessment of detection canine alerts using flowers that release methyl benzoate, the cocaine odorant, and an evaluation of their behavior in terms of the VOCs produced. Forensic Sci. Int. 2015, 251, 107-114.

Maiti, K. S. Vibrational spectroscopy of Methyl benzoate. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (30), 19735-19744.

Sun, H.; Page, M. I.; Atherton, J. H.; Hall, A. Kinetics of the conversion of methyl benzoate to benzamide by the alumina catalysed reaction with liquid ammonia at 120°C. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2014, 4 (11), 3870-3878.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H227

Harmful if swallowed. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6024
Beilstein
1072099
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.31
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DH3850000

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