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benzyl lactate
propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, phenylmethyl ester

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Name:benzyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
CAS Number: 2051-96-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:218-136-6
Nikkaji Web:J298.669H
MDL:MFCD00157065
XlogP3-AA:1.40 (est)
Molecular Weight:180.20324000
Formula:C10 H12 O3
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Racemate.
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:09.317 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.317 benzyl lactate
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Additional Assay Information:racemate
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.12000 to 1.14400 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 9.320 to 9.519
Refractive Index:1.51200 to 1.51800 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 279.00 to 280.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.002000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 242.00 °F. TCC ( 116.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.153 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 2.329e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Odor Strength:medium
floral fatty buttery fruity
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. floral fatty butter fruity
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Benzyl Lactate
Inoue Perfumery
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Penta International
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Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
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Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
 
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.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for benzyl lactate usage levels up to:
  2.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.91 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
 
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 20 (FGE.20): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical group 23
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 52 (FGE.52): Consideration of hydroxy- and alkoxy-substituted benzyl derivatives evaluated by JECFA (57th meeting) structurally related to benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters evaluated by EFSA in FGE.20 (2005) (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 54 (FGE.54)[1] - Consideration of benzyl derivatives evaluated by JECFA (57th meeting) structurally related to benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids and related esters evaluated by EFSA in FGE.20 (2005) - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 1 (FGE.20Rev1): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids and related esters from chemical group 23
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 54, Revision 1 (FGE.54Rev1): Consideration of benzyl derivatives evaluated by JECFA (57th meeting) structurally related to benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids and related esters evaluated by EFSA in FGE.20Rev1 (2009)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 2 (FGE.20Rev2): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical groups 23 and 30
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 3(FGE.20Rev3): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical groups 23 and 30
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 4 (FGE.20Rev4): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical groups 23 and 30
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :98054
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
benzyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
Chemidplus:0002051969
 
References:
 benzyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
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Canada Domestic Sub. List:2051-96-9
Pubchem (cid):98054
Pubchem (sid):135057475
 
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(E+Z)-4,8-
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FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde diethyl acetal
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
aldehydic fragrance
FR
balsamic
benzyl cinnamate
FL/FR
cinnamyl benzoate
FL/FR
cinnamyl formate
FL/FR
bready
coffee furanone
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
acetoin propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl isobutyryl
FL/FR
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
iso
butyl lactate
FL/FR
butyl octanoate
FL/FR
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
3,4-
hexane dione
FL/FR
caramellic
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
citrus
(E)-4-
decenal
FL/FR
2-
heptanol
FL/FR
coconut
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
creamy
2,3-
butane diol
FR
cream fragrance
FR
waxy lactone
FL/FR
earthy
methyl undecylenate
FL/FR
ethereal
decyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fatty
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
decanol
FL/FR
7-
decen-4-olide
FL/FR
4-
ethyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
hexyl pivalate
FR
undecanal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fermented
methyl decanoate
FL/FR
floral
acetal 318
FR
iso
amyl angelate
FL/FR
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
benzyl formate
FL/FR
citronellyl butyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl hexanoate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
3-
decanol
FL/FR
dihydrojasmone
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
gardenia concrete
FR
geraniol
FL/FR
honeysuckle absolute
FR
honeysuckle absolute replacer
FR
jasmin pyranone
FL/FR
iso
jasmone
FL/FR
lily of the valley absolute
FR
linalyl butyrate
FL/FR
menthadienyl formate
FR
methoxymelonal
FL/FR
methyl benzyl acetate (mixed ortho-,meta-,para-)
FL/FR
methyl ionyl acetate
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
3-
nonanon-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
phenethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
1-
phenyl propyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
4-
phenyl-3-buten-2-ol
FL/FR
iso
propyl benzoate
FL/FR
rose undecene
FR
terpinyl valerate
FL/FR
tetrahydroionyl acetate
FR
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
1-
acetoxyacetone
FL/FR
benzaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
berry hexanoate
FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
iso
butyl furyl propionate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(S)-delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
eriocephalus punctulatus flower oil
FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hepten-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
heptyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
2-
nonanone propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
octyl heptanoate
FL/FR
prenyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
rhubarb pyran
FR
4-(para-
tolyl)-2-butanone
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
hexoxyacetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FR
herbal
chamomile isobutyrate
FR
chamomile propionate
FR
chamomile valerate
FR
clary propyl acetate
FR
methyl cyclogeranate (Firmenich)
FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-yl butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
2-
ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
oily
petal pyranone
FL/FR
powdery
alpha-
methyl ionone
FL/FR
soapy
ethyl undecanoate
FL/FR
spicy
para-
anisyl formate
FL/FR
tropical
delta-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
waxy
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
woody
2-
decalinyl acetate
FR
mimosa concrete morocco
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
1-
acetoxyacetone
FL/FR
1-
acetyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL
iso
amyl angelate
FL/FR
amyl angelate
FL
butyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
butyl thiophene
FL
cinnamyl benzoate
FL/FR
(S)-delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
3-
decanol
FL/FR
7-
decen-4-olide
FL/FR
6-
decenoic acid
FL
decyl propionate
FL/FR
2,4-
difurfuryl furan
FL
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
S-(2,5-
dimethyl-3-furyl) ethane thioate
FL
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-one
FL/FR
ethyl butyryl lactate
FL
(E)-2-
hepten-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
methyl benzyl acetate (mixed ortho-,meta-,para-)
FL/FR
3-(
methyl thio) hexanal
FL
3-
methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one
FL
2-
nonanone propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
4,5-
octane dione
FL
octyl heptanoate
FL/FR
1-
phenyl propyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
prenyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl benzoate
FL/FR
sodium 4-methyl-2-oxovalerate
FL
undecanal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
valeraldehyde diethyl acetal
FL
iso
valeraldehyde diethyl acetal
FL/FR
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
benzyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl furyl propionate
FL/FR
beta-
damascone
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
alliaceous
3-
tetrahydrothiophenone
FL
berry
heptyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
burnt
ethyl 2-furoate
FL
buttery
acetoin propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
iso
butyl lactate
FL/FR
butyroin
FL
diacetyl
FL
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
3,4-
hexane dione
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenoic acid
FL
caramellic
3-
methyl butyl 2-furyl butyrate
FL
coconut
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl isobutyryl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
5,5-
dibutyl dihydrofuran-2(3H)-one
FL
delta-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
jasmin pyranone
FL/FR
waxy lactone
FL/FR
ethereal
methyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
fatty
diacetyl trimer
FL
4-
ethyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl decanoate
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
floral
citronellyl hexanoate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
dihydrojasmone
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
linalyl butyrate
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
acetyl isovaleryl
FL
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl formate
FL/FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
citronellyl butyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(Z)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
2-
heptanol
FL/FR
2-
hexyl-4-acetoxytetrahydrofuran
FL
methoxymelonal
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl 4-phenyl butyrate
FL
2-
methyl butyl butyrate
FL/FR
alpha-
methyl ionone
FL/FR
3-
nonanon-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl-4-pentenal
FL
terpinyl valerate
FL/FR
4-(para-
tolyl)-2-butanone
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
green
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
jasmone
FL/FR
3-(5-
methyl-2-furyl) butanal
FL
herbal
5-
hydroxymethyl furfural
FL
honey
phenethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-yl butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
coffee furanone
FL/FR
2-
ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
oily
petal pyranone
FL/FR
ripe
(E)-4-
decenal
FL/FR
sour
butyric acid
FL/FR
spicy
para-
anisyl formate
FL/FR
benzyl cinnamate
FL/FR
cinnamyl formate
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
tropical
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
decanol
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
ethyl undecanoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl undecylenate
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
4-
phenyl-3-buten-2-ol
FL/FR
woody
methyl ionyl acetate
FL/FR
mimosa concrete morocco
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRflower shop
FRfruit
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 benzyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
2-hydroxy-propionic acid benzyl ester
2-hydroxypropanoic acid phenyl methyl ester
 phenylmethyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
 propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, phenylmethyl ester
 

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