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2-ethyl hexyl benzoate
2-ethylhexyl benzoate

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Name:2-ethylhexyl benzoate
CAS Number: 5444-75-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:226-641-8
Nikkaji Web:J210.483K
XlogP3:4.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:234.33874000
Formula:C15 H22 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:solvents/deluents for cosmetic, flavor and/or fragrance agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2068 2-ethylhexyl benzoate
FEMA Number:4630 2-ethylhexyl benzoate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):5444-75-7 ; 2-ETHYLHEXYL BENZOATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear oily liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.96300 to 0.97300 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.022 to 8.106
Refractive Index:1.48700 to 1.49700 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 312.00 to 314.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 170.00 °C. @ 20.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.001000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 269.00 °F. TCC ( 131.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 5.535 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1.061 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: ethereal
Odor Strength:low
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. mild ethereal
Luebke, William tgsc, (1998)
Odor sample from: Morflex Chemical Company, Inc.
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
skin conditioning - emollient
For experimental / research use only.
Benzoic acid,2-ethylhexyl ester
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Benzoate 95%
2-ethylhexyl benzoate
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Benzoate
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Benzoate
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Benzoate >99.0%(GC)
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
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:
solvents/deluents for cosmetic, flavor and/or fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-ethyl hexyl benzoate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Structure Class: II
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 24
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.010000.10000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 0.010000.20000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 0.020000.50000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):5444-75-7
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :94310
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-ethylhexyl benzoate
 2-ethylhexyl benzoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:5444-75-7
Pubchem (cid):94310
Pubchem (sid):135050982
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2916.31.5000
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
FAO:2-Ethylhexyl benzoate
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 skin conditioning
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 benzoic acid 2-ethyl hexyl ester
 benzoic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester
 benzoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
 benzoic acid,2-ethylhexyl ester
2-ethyl-1-hexanol benzoate
2-ethylhexyl benzoate
2-octyl benzoate
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