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Ethyl benzoate, C9H10O2, is the ester formed by the condensation of benzoic acid and ethanol. It is a colorless liquid that is almost insoluble in water, but miscible with most organic solvents.
As with many volatile esters, ethyl benzoate has a pleasant odor described as sweet, wintergreen, fruity, medicinal, cherry, and grape. It is a component of some fragrances and artificial fruit flavors.

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Appearance & Physical State:clear, colorless to pale yellow liquid
Melting Point:-34ºC
Boiling Point:212ºC
Flash Point:84ºC
Refractive Index:1.504-1.506
Water Solubility:INSOLUBLE
Stability:Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Storage Condition:Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Vapor Pressure:1 mm Hg ( 44 °C)
Vapor Density:5.17 (vs air)

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Hazard Class:4.1
Safety Statements:S24/25
HS Code:4002191900
Packing Group:II; III
WGK Germany:1


Synthesis Route Total: 616 Synthesis Route
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