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Phenethyl acetate

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Phenethyl acetate Basic information
Phenethyl acetate Chemical Properties
Safety Information
  • Hazard Codes Xi
  • Risk Statements 36/37/38
  • Safety Statements 24/25-36-26
  • WGK Germany 1
  • RTECS AJ2220000
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 29153990
  • ToxicityThe acute oral LD50 in rats was reported as > 5 g/kg (Moreno, 1973) and the acute dermal LD50 in rabbits as 6.21 g/kg (3.89-9.90 g/kg) (Fogleman, 1970).
Phenethyl acetate Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical PropertiesPhenethyl acetate occurs in a number of essential oils and is a volatile aroma component of many fruits and alcoholic beverages. Phenylethyl acetate is a colorless liquid with a fine rose scent and a secondary, sweet, honey note. It is used in perfumery as a modifier of phenylethyl alcohol, for example, in rose and lilac compositions. In addition, it is used in a large number of aromas, in keeping with its natural occurrence.
  • Chemical PropertiesPhenethyl acetate has a floral odor reminiscent of rose with a honey-like undertone and a sweet, fruit-like taste reminiscent of raspberry.
  • OccurrenceReported found in apple, banana, currants, guava, grapes, pineapple, tomato, strawberry, melon, cinnamon, cassia leaf, clove bud, peppermint oil, vinegar, breads, cheeses, butter, beer, cognac, whiskies, cider, sherry, grape vines, tea, Arctic bramble, olive, passion fruit, plum, mushroom, starfruit, Bantu beer, mango, fermented radish, litchi, wort, Bourbon vanilla, brandy, naranjilla fruit, lamb’s lettuce and eucalyptus oil.
  • PreparationBy acetylation of phenylethyl alcohol.
  • DefinitionChEBI: The acetate ester of 2-phenylethanol.
  • Aroma threshold valuesDetection: 3 to 5 ppm
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 50 ppm: fruity, sweet, honey, floral, tropical, rosy with a slight yeasty, honey note with a cocoa and balsamic nuance.
  • Safety ProfileModerately toxic by ingestion. Mddly toxic by skin contact. A skin irritant. Combustible when exposed to heat or flame; can react vigorously with oxidizing materials. To fight fire, use alcohol foam, CO2, and dry chemical. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes. See also ESTERS
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