Agent Name

Ethyl benzoate

CAS Number

93-89-0

Formula

C9-H10-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzoic acid, ethyl ester; Benzoic ether; Benzoyl ethyl ether; Ethyl benzenecarboxylate; Ethyl benzoate (natural); Ethylester kyseliny benzoove [Czech]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless refractive liquid with an aromatic odor; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in flavors, perfumes, and solvents for lacquers, cellulose derivatives, and resins; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.26 mm Hg

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