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Methyl Benzoate

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Methyl Benzoate

CAS #

93-58-3

SYNONYM

benzoic acid methyl ester; methyl benzene carboxylate; niobe oil; Methyl benzyl carboxylate; Benzoic acid, methyl ester; Methyl benzoate

FORMULA

C8H8O2

PRODUCT TYPE

-

HAZARD

-

Product Scpecifications

APPEARANCE

colorless clear liquid

ASSAY

98.00 to 100.00 %

HALOGENS

Chlorine free

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

1.08200 to 1.08900 @ 25.00 °C

POUNDS/GALLON

9.003 to 9.062

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.51300 to 1.52000 @ 20.00 °C

MELTING POINT

-13.00 to -12.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg

BOILING POINT

198.00 to 199.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg

BOILING POINT

112.00 to 113.00 °C. @ 50.00 mm Hg

ACID VALUE

1.00 max. KOH/g

VAPOR PRESSURE

0.340000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C

VAPOR DENSITY

4.68

FLASH POINT

181.00 °F. TCC

LOGP (O/W)

2.20

SHELF LIFE

24 month(s) or longer if stored properly

STORAGE

store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light

ODOR TYPE

phenolic

ODOR

Chemical with a phenolic and cherry pit note

TASTE

Phenolic and cherry pit with a camphoraceous nuance

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Methyl Benzoate distributor CAS: 93-58-3 C8H8O2 chemical structure

INSOLUBILITY

in glycerin

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

136.15

COLOR

colorless liquid

SOLUBILITY

alcohol, fixed oils, propylene glycol, water 30 c

DENSITY

1.082-1.088

NOTES

Methyl benzoate is an organic liquid with a pleasant aroma.  It is used in flavor & fragrance applications.  FEMA# 2683


It is also used in certian applications as a dye carrier. 

Use: PERFUMING, PRESERVATIVE, SKIN CONDITIONING, SOLVENT

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