Benzyl Benzoate is an organic compound with the formula C6H5CH2O2CC6H5. It is the ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid. It forms either a viscous liquid or solid flakes and has a weak, sweet-balsamic odor. It occurs in a number of blossoms (e. g. tuberose, yyacinth) and is a component of balsam of Peru and Tolu Balsam. It is on the World Health Organisations List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.
Benzyl benzoate is used as an acaricide, scabicide, and pediculicide in veterinary hospitals. It is also a repellent for chiggers, ticks, and mosquitoes. It is an effective and inexpensive topical treatment for human scabies. It has vasodilating and spasmolytic effects and is present in many asthma and whooping cough drugs. Benzyl benzoate is also used as a dye carrier, solvent for cellulose derivatives, plasticizer, and fixative in the perfume industry.
CAS Number: 120-51-4
EC Number: 204-402-9
MSDS: Benzyl Benzoate
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Benzyl Benzoate 99.9% EP/BP
- Brand: Darrant Chemicals
- Product Code: DC0069
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £2.04