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140-11-4 - Benzyl acetate, 99% - Acetic acid benzyl ester - B23472 - Alfa Aesar

B23472 Benzyl acetate, 99%

CAS Number
140-11-4
Synonyms
Acetic acid benzyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 29.30
2500g 95.30
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Benzyl acetate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008712
EINECS
205-399-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CO2CH2C6H5
Formula Weight
150.18
Melting point
-51°
Boiling Point
205-207°
Flash Point
95°(203°F)
Density
1.053
Refractive Index
1.5020
Solubility
Soluble in water 3.1 g/L.

Applications

Benzyl acetate can be used as a high boiling point solvent in coatings, like ink coating, binding agent and paint remover. It is used in soap and other chemical essences and has the effect of promote in floral and fantasy essences in jasmine, white orchid, fragrant plantain lily, gekkakou, narcissus and other essences. It is a plasticizer for ionophore membranes.

Notes

Store in a cool, dry conditions, in well sealed conditions. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Inna Guterman; Tania Masci; Xinlu Chen; Florence Negre; Eran Pichersky; Natalia Dudareva; David Weiss; Alexander Vainstein. Generation of Phenylpropanoid Pathway-Derived Volatiles in Transgenic Plants: Rose Alcohol Acetyltransferase Produces Phenylethyl Acetate and Benzyl Acetate in Petunia Flowers. Plant Molecular Biology. 2006, 60, (4), 555-563.

David C. Appleton; Brian Brocklehurst; James McKenna; Jean M. McKenna; Stephen Thackeray and Andrew R. Walley. The mechanism of photolysis of benzyl halides and benzyl acetate in alcohols. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 2. 1980, (1), 87-90.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H303-H411

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P273-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1123
Beilstein
1908121
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AF5075000

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