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Phenylethyl Alcohol

Phenylethyl Alcohol (2-phenylethanol) is a primary alcohol that is ethanol substituted by a phenyl group at position 2. It has a role as a fragrance, a Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite, a plant metabolite, an Aspergillus metabolite and a plant growth retardant. It is a primary alcohol and a member of benzenes.

Phenylethyl Alcohol is found in almond. It is a component of ylang-ylang oil.

Phenylethyl Alcohol is a flavouring ingredient.