BENZYL ALCOHOL - (100-51-6)


Nombre: benzyl alcohol; phenylmethanol; phenylcarbinol
Número CAS: 100-51-6
Fórmula química: C7H8O or C6H5CH2OH
Masa molar: 108.13782 g
Porcentaje de masas: C 77.747 %; H 7.4567 %; O 14.795 % 
isómeros:  anisole  •  p-cresol  •  m-cresol  •  o-cresol


• orgánico • aromático

Usos / Función

• "Manuf[acture] other benzyl comp[oun]ds. Pharmaceutic aid (antimicrobial). Solvent for gelatin, casein (when hot), solvent for cellulose acetate, shellac. Used in perfumery and in flavoring (mostly in form of its aliphatic esters). In microscopy as embedding material." 1


Para más información


(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 1126.