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Benzyl acetate
May 14, 2018

Description: Benzyl acetate, Benzyl ethanoate

Physical and chemical property: Clear colourless liquid, Fruity Odor

Molecular Formula: C9H10O2

Appearance: Oily Liquid

Grade Standard: Industrial Grade

CAS No: 140-11-4



Colorless Liquid


Sweet, floral, fruity, fresh


99.5%min., (GC, AREA%)



Acid value


Benzyl alcohol


Benzyl benzoate



102°C at 14 mm Hg

Ref. Index

1.5000-1.5040 at 20°C

Special gravity

1.052-1.056 at 25°C/25°C

Packed in 210kg net iron drum or iso tank.

Application: Used as Food Flavor, Daily Flavor, Soap Flavor etc and a solvent. it is used widely in perfumery and cosmetics for its aroma and in flavorings to impart apple and pear flavors. Benzyl acetate is also used as a solvent in plastics and resin, cellulose acetate, nitrate, oils, lacquers, polishes and inks.

Storage and transportation: Do not handle or store near an open flame, heat or other sources of ignition. Keep container closed. Handle containers with care. Open slowly in order to control possible pressure release. Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.