ADVANCING CHEMISTRY & BIOMATERIALS INNOVATION
+86 135 2414 6294
sales@ldchemcn.com
en English

Benzyl alcohol CAS NO. 100-51-6

Benzyl alcohol is an extremely useful fixative, and it is an indispensable spice in the blending of jasmine, moonflower, and ylang-ylang. Used in the preparation of soap; daily cosmetic fragrance. But benzyl alcohol can slowly oxidize naturally, and a part of it generates benzaldehyde and benzyl ether, which makes the commercial products often have almond flavor, so it is not suitable for long-term storage. Benzyl alcohol is widely used in the production of industrial chemicals. Used as paint solvent; photographic developer; polyvinyl chloride stabilizer; medicine; synthetic resin solvent; solvent for vitamin B injection; preservative for ointment or liquid medicine. It can be used as nylon filament; desiccant and dye for fiber and plastic film; cellulose ester; solvent of casein, intermediate for preparing benzyl ester or ether. At the same time, it is widely used in making pens (ballpoint pen oil); paint solvents, etc. Benzyl alcohol is a restricted preservative in cosmetic ingredients, the maximum amount is 1%。

Additional information

Appearance

Colorless transparent liquid

Assay

99.5%MIN

Packing

200KG Drums

Benzaldehyde

300ppm MAX

Chloride

0.005%MAX

MOISTURE (%)

0.1MAX

ACIDITY(mg/g NAOH

0.1, 01mol/NaOH/10ml MAX

Product data and descriptions listed are typical values, not intended to be used as specification.

Identifying Information

Synonyms: alpha-Hydroxytoluene; alpha-Toluenol; Benzenecarbinol;
CAS NO.: 100-51-6
EINECS.: 202-859-9
Molecular Formula: C7H8O
Molecular weight: 108.138

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point: 204.7±0.0 °C at 760 mmHg
Melting point: 15 °C
Flash Point: 93.9±0.0 °C
Density: 1.0±0.1 g/cm3
Index of Refraction: 1.546
Vapour Pressure: 0.2±0.4 mmHg at 25°C
Water solubility: 4.29 g/100 mL (20 ºC)

+86 135 2414 6294

We’re here to answer any questions you have. Knowledgeable staff are standing by.

Stay Connected

Subscribe to our news feed for new products, industry news and trends.

Custom Synthesis

Have a unique need? We can help. We’ve been creating custom solutions since 2013.

Ask For A Quick Quote

We will contact you within 1 working day, please pay attention to the email with the suffix “@ldchemcn.com”

Receive the latest report

Subscribe To Get Our Monthly Report

Understand the latest trends in the pharma industry