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Butyl benzoate

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Butyl benzoate Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical Propertiesclear yellowish oily liquid
  • UsesIt 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 MethodsButyl 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 ProfileModerately 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.
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