Benzyl Acetate

Benzyl acetate is found naturally in many flowers.

It is the primary constituent of the essential oils from the flowers jasmine, ylang-ylang and tobira. It has pleasant sweet aroma reminiscent of jasmine.

Consequently, it is used widely in perfumery and cosmetics for its aroma and in flavorings to impart apple and pear flavors

Substance Identification

Synonyms Acetic Acid Benzyl Ester | Benzyl ethanoate
CAS 140-11-4
EINECS 205-399-7
FEMA 2135
HS.CODE 291500
Molecular Formula C9H10O2
Moleclar Weight 150.17

Application & Uses

  • Used as fragrant in cosmetic, soap
  • As a solvent to resins, plastic, polishes, paints and printing ink etc
  • Production of other organic compounds
  • Used in Textile and Dyeing Industry

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Odor with the odor of jasmine & fruit scent
Relative Density, @25ºC 1.0490 to 1.0590
Refractive Index, @20ºC 1.500 to 1.5040
Free Acid 1 max
Purity, @GC, % 99 min
LD50 oral, rat 2490mg/kg
LD50 skin, rabbit 5000mg/kg min


  • Drum, 200kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H303/401/412
P-Code P273
Response P312
Storage no data available
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-S37/39 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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