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diphenyl methane
benzene, (phenylmethyl)-

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Name:phenylmethylbenzene
CAS Number: 101-81-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:202-978-6
FDA UNII:K3E387I0BC
Nikkaji Web:J3.597A
Beilstein Number:1904982
MDL:MFCD00004781
CoE Number:11847
XlogP3:4.10 (est)
Molecular Weight:168.23864000
Formula:C13 H12
BioActivity Summary:listing
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
No longer supported by Industry (DG SANCO, 2012).
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:01.036 (Old)
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 25.00 to 27.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 262.00 to 265.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.016000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:5.79 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 265.00 °F. TCC ( 129.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 4.140
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 14.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Stability:
 cream
 non-discoloring in most media
 powder
 shampoo
 soap
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: green
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Substantivity:24 hour(s) at 100.00 %
sweet green wet plastic geranium
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. sweet green wet plastic geranium
Luebke, William tgsc, (1986)
Odor sample from: Harrmann & Reimer Corporation
Flavor Type: green
green oily geranium spicy metallic plastic privet pear
Taste Description: sweet green oily geranium spicy metallic plastic privet pear
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: masking agents
solvents
 
Suppliers:
Augustus Oils
Diphenyl Methane
Services
Berjé
Diphenyl Methane
Happening at Berje
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Diphenylmethane
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Diphenylmethane
Keva
DIPHENYL METHANE
Odor: Harsh, geranium leaf, orangeblossom
Lluch Essence
DIPHENYL METHANE 98%
Moellhausen
DIPHENYL METHANO
Odor: aromatic oily, slightly floral and spicy on dilution, somewhat rose-like
Flavor: aromatic oily, spicy on dilution
Penta International
DIPHENYL METHANE
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
Diphenyl Methane
Reincke & Fichtner
Diphenylmethane
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Diphenylmethane
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Diphenylmethane 99%
SRS Aromatics
DIPHENYL METHANE
Synerzine
Diphenyl Methane
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
Diphenylmethane >99.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xn - Harmful.
R 22 - Harmful if swallowed.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 20/21 - When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
S 36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Human Experience:
8 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 2250 mg/kg
(Moreno, 1973ai)

oral-rat LD50 2250 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 705, 1974.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 705, 1974.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for diphenyl methane usage levels up to:
  3.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1.20 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:90 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: III
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 7.0000035.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 5.0000025.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 10.0000050.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 7.0000035.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 10.0000050.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 5.0000025.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 10.0000050.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 2.0000010.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 2.0000010.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 5.0000025.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 10.0000050.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 5.0000025.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 10.0000050.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 20.00000100.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 5.0000025.00000
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 25, (FGE.25)[1] - Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 78 (FGE.78)[1] - Consideration of Aliphatic and alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by JECFA (63rd meeting) structurally related to aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by EFSA in FGE.25 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives,Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 25Rev1: Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 78, Revision 1 (FGE.78Rev1): Consideration of aliphatic and alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by JECFA (63rd meeting) structurally related to aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by EFSA in FGE.25Rev2
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 25, Revision 2 (FGE.25Rev2): Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31
View page or View pdf

Scientific opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 25, Revision 3 (FGE.25Rev3): Aliphatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):101-81-5
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :7580
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
phenylmethylbenzene
Chemidplus:0000101815
RTECS:DA4976500 for cas# 101-81-5
 
References:
 phenylmethylbenzene
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:101-81-5
Pubchem (cid):7580
Pubchem (sid):134971152
 
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Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
aldehydic
muguet undecadienal
FR
balsamic
benzophenone
FR
cinnamyl formate
FL/FR
citrus
citral dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(E)-4-
decenal
FL/FR
grapefruit pentanol
FR
clean
clean nitrile
FR
earthy
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
ethereal
ethyl formate
FL/FR
fatty
2-
decenal
FL/FR
floral
amyl benzoate
FL/FR
anisyl propanal / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
alpha-
butyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
laevo-
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
cumin carbinol
FR
cuminyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl acetate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
cyclohexyl propanol
FR
gamma-
damascone
FR
dihydrorose oxide
FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrate
FL/FR
6,8-
dimethyl-2-nonanol
FR
ethyl 2-benzyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl linalool
FR
farnesyl acetate
FL/FR
floral butanal
FR
floral pyran
FR
geranium dihydropyran
FR
geranium nitrile
FR
geranium oil africa
FL/FR
geranium oil bourbon
FL/FR
geranium oil egypt
FL/FR
geranium pyran
FR
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
geranyl formate
FL/FR
geranyl hexanoate
FL/FR
geranyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
geranyl nonanoate
CS
geranyl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FL/FR
alpha-
hexyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
jasmin cyclopentanol
FR
methyl citronellate
FL/FR
2-
methyl naphthalene
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
muguet carbinol
FL/FR
musk acetate
FR
narcissus acetate
FL/FR
neroli oil bigarde
FL/FR
nerolidol
FL/FR
ocean propanal / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
(Z)-beta-
ocimene
FL/FR
orange leaf absolute
FL/FR
papaya isobutyrate
FL/FR
peony acetonitrile
FR
phenethyl formate
FL/FR
phenethyl pivalate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde digeranyl acetal
FR
phenyl acetaldehyde diisobutyl acetal
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propionaldehyde ethylene glycol acetal
FR
phenyl propyl phenyl acetate
FR
rhodinyl acetate
FL/FR
rhodinyl propionate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
laevo-
rose oxide
FL/FR
(Z)-
rose oxide
FL/FR
rose pyran
FR
styralyl formate
FL/FR
terpinyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
verdyl acetate
FR
fruity
benzyl methyl ether
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
dimethyl succinate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
ethyl methyl-para-tolyl glycidate
FL/FR
octyl formate
FL/FR
peach pivalate
FR
green
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
chrysanthemum oxide
FL/FR
decanal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
para-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
diphenyl oxide
FL/FR
earthy acetal
FL/FR
geranium absolute
FL/FR
geranium thiazole
FL/FR
1-
hepten-3-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl pyruvate
FL/FR
ivy carbaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
ivy dioxolane
FR
leafy acetal
FL/FR
methyl cyclocitrone (IFF)
FR
para-
methyl hydratropaldehyde
FL/FR
methyl octine carbonate
FL/FR
4-
methyl-4-phenyl pentanone
FR
(E,Z)-2,6-
nonadienal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
octanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
octyl oxyacetaldehyde
FR
olive oil absolute
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL/FR
phenethyl isopropyl ether
FR
phenethyl oxyacetaldehyde
FR
phenethyl tiglate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
herbal
clary sage absolute
FL/FR
geranium cyclohexane
FR
3-
octyl acetate
FL/FR
sabinene hydrate
FL/FR
theaspirane
FL/FR
leathery
leather cyclohexanol
FR
marine
marine hexane
FR
spicy
alpha-
amyl cinnamyl alcohol
FL/FR
terpenic
gamma-
terpinene
FL/FR
tonka
coumarin
FR
vegetable
1-
furfuryl pyrrole
FL/FR
waxy
3-
decanone
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
woody
(E)-
ethyl geranate
FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
amyl benzoate
FL/FR
decanal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
3-
decanone
FL/FR
earthy acetal
FL/FR
ethyl 2-benzyl butyrate
FL/FR
styralyl formate
FL/FR
terpinyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
alpha-
butyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
amber
amber
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
aromatic
leafy acetal
FL/FR
balsamic
phenethyl pivalate
FL/FR
citrus
citral dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
cooling
sabinene hydrate
FL/FR
theaspirane
FL/FR
cucumber
2-
ethyl octine carbonate
FL
ethereal
ethyl formate
FL/FR
fatty
2-
decenal
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadienal
FL
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
floral
laevo-
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrate
FL/FR
farnesyl acetate
FL/FR
geranium oil africa
FL/FR
geranium oil bourbon
FL/FR
geranium oil egypt
FL/FR
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
geranyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
geranyl tiglate
FL/FR
methyl citronellate
FL/FR
muguet carbinol
FL/FR
neroli oil bigarde
FL/FR
orange leaf absolute
FL/FR
rhodinyl acetate
FL/FR
laevo-
rose oxide
FL/FR
fruity
benzyl methyl ether
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
dimethyl succinate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
ethyl methyl-para-tolyl glycidate
FL/FR
geranyl hexanoate
FL/FR
rhodinyl propionate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
green
chrysanthemum oxide
FL/FR
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
clary sage absolute
FL/FR
cuminyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl acetate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
para-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
diphenyl oxide
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-5-methyl thiophene
FL
geranium absolute
FL/FR
geranium thiazole
FL/FR
geranyl formate
FL/FR
1-
hepten-3-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl pyruvate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FL/FR
methyl 2-undecynoate
FL
para-
methyl hydratropaldehyde
FL/FR
methyl octine carbonate
FL/FR
narcissus acetate
FL/FR
nerolidol
FL/FR
(E,Z)-2,6-
nonadienal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-beta-
ocimene
FL/FR
octanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
3-
octyl acetate
FL/FR
octyl formate
FL/FR
papaya isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL/FR
4-
penten-1-yl acetate
FL
phenethyl formate
FL/FR
phenethyl tiglate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde diisobutyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-
rose oxide
FL/FR
honey
phenyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
medicinal
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
melon
hydroxycitronellal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl naphthalene
FL/FR
olive oil absolute
FL/FR
ripe
(E)-4-
decenal
FL/FR
spicy
alpha-
amyl cinnamyl alcohol
FL/FR
cinnamyl formate
FL/FR
terpenic
gamma-
terpinene
FL/FR
vegetable
1-
furfuryl pyrrole
FL/FR
waxy
alpha-
hexyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRapple
FRbanana
FRblackberry
FRcherry blossom
FRcurrant
FRdate
 disinfectants
FRfloral
FRgeranium
FRgooseberry
FLgrenadine
FRhop
FRmulberry
FRorange
FRorange blossom
FRpeach
FRpineapple
FRplum
FRpowder
FRquince
FRrose
 solvents
FRstrawberry
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 benzene, (phenylmethyl)-
 benzyl benzene
 benzylbenzene
 diphenyl methano
 diphenylmethane
 methane, diphenyl-
1,1'-methanediyldibenzene
1,1'-methylene bisbenzene
1,1'-methylenebis[benzene]
1,1'-methylenebisbenzene
1,1'-methylenedibenzene
alpha-phenyl toluene
(phenylmethyl)benzene
 phenylmethylbenzene
a-phenyltoluene
alpha-phenyltoluene
 toluene, a-phenyl-
 
 
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