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Butyl benzoate

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Butyl benzoate Basic information

Product Name:
Butyl benzoate
Synonyms:
  • IP Carrier N-20
  • Butyl benzoate, 98+% 1KG
  • Butyl benzoate, 98+% 5GR
  • BUTYL BENZOATE FOR SYNTHESIS 500 ML
  • BUTYL BENZOATE FOR SYNTHESIS 100 ML
  • 1-butoxy-3-(tert-butyl)benzene
  • 1-butylbenzoate
  • Anthrapole az
CAS:
136-60-7
MF:
C11H14O2
MW:
178.23
EINECS:
205-252-7
Product Categories:
  • Organics
  • C10 to C11
  • A-B
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  • B
  • BI - BZ
  • Volatiles/ Semivolatiles
  • Flavors and Fragrances
Mol File:
136-60-7.mol
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Butyl benzoate Chemical Properties

Melting point:
-22 °C
Boiling point:
249 °C (lit.)
Density 
1.01 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
refractive index 
n20/D 1.498(lit.)
Flash point:
223 °F
storage temp. 
room temp
solubility 
0.06g/l
form 
Oily Liquid
color 
Clear yellow
Merck 
14,1552
BRN 
1867073
CAS DataBase Reference
136-60-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Benzoic acid, butyl ester(136-60-7)
EPA Substance Registry System
Butyl benzoate (136-60-7)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn,Xi
Risk Statements 
22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 
26-36
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
DG4925000
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
29163100
Hazardous Substances Data
136-60-7(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity
LD50 orally in rats: 5.14 g/kg (Smyth)

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Butyl benzoate Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

clear yellowish oily liquid

Uses

It is used as a solvent for cellulose ether, a dye carrier for textiles, and a perfume ingredient . It occurs naturally as a volatile component of various fruits and vegetables . It has been approved by the FDA as an indirect food additive for use as a component of adhesives.

Production Methods

Butyl benzoate is formed by the direct esterification of n-butyl alcohol with benzoic acid under azeotropic conditions .

Synthesis Reference(s)

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 111, p. 8742, 1989 DOI: 10.1021/ja00205a039
Synthetic Communications, 14, p. 857, 1984 DOI: 10.1080/00397918408075729
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 39, p. 3318, 1974 DOI: 10.1021/jo00937a003

Safety Profile

Moderately toxic by skin contact. Mildly toxic by ingestion. Severe skin irritant and moderate eye irritant. Combustible when exposed to heat or flame; can react with oxidizing materials. To fight fire, use Co2, dry chemical, water mist, fog, spray. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid and irritating fumes. See also ESTERS.

Butyl benzoate Preparation Products And Raw materials

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