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Name Benzyl acetate
CAS 140-11-4
EINECS(EC#) 205-399-7
Molecular Formula C9H10O2
MDL Number MFCD00008712
Molecular Weight 150.17
MOL File 140-11-4.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point  -51 °C (lit.)
Boiling point  206 °C (lit.)
density  1.054 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor density  5.1
vapor pressure  23 mm Hg ( 110 °C)
FEMA  2135
refractive index  n20/D 1.502(lit.)
Fp  216 °F
storage temp.  -20°C
form  Liquid
color  Colorless liquid
Odor sweet, floral fruity odor
explosive limit 0.9-8.4%(V)
Water Solubility  <0.1 g/100 mL at 23 ºC
JECFA Number 23
Merck  14,1123
BRN  1908121
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 10 ppm
CAS DataBase Reference 140-11-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 3 (Vol. 40, Sup 7, 71) 1999
NIST Chemistry Reference Benzyl ethanoate(140-11-4)
EPA Substance Registry System Benzyl acetate (140-11-4)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements 
R36/37/38:Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin .
Safety Statements 
S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice .
S37/39:Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection .
RIDADR  2810
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  AF5075000
Autoignition Temperature 862 °F
HS Code  29153950
storage Benzyl acetate should be kept stored in a cool, dry place with the container closed when not in use.
Precautions Exposures to benzyl acetate far above the OEL may result in unconsciousness. After handling and using benzyl acetate, workers should wash thoroughly and remove contaminated clothing, washing it before reuse. Workers should avoid any kind of contact of benzyl acetate with the eyes, skin, ingestion, and inhalation. Workers should wear safety glasses and chemical goggles to avoid splashing of the chemical substance during work, and wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure
Hazardous Substances Data 140-11-4(Hazardous Substances Data)
LD50 orally in rats: 2490 mg/kg (Jenner)

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