Agent Name

2-Phenylethyl propionate

CAS Number

122-70-3

Formula

C11-H14-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Phenethyl propionate; 2-Phenethylpropionate; 2-Phenylethyl propanoate; Benzylcarbinyl propionate; ENT 18544; EcoPCO ACU; Japanese Beetle Bait; Phenethyl alcohol, propionate; Phenethyl propanoate; Phenethyl propionate; Phenethyl propionate (natural); Phenylethyl propionate; Propanoic acid, 2-phenylethyl ester; Propionic acid, phenethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor of flowers or fruit; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an insect attractant of Japanese beetles in orchards; [HSDB] Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [ExPub: FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.05 mm Hg

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