Art.No B-038
Formula C20H30O2
Conc (% w/w) 10.0% pet
Series F
Molality -
MW 212,24
CAS 120-51-4
Hapten Information


Benzyl benzoate is the ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid. This easily prepared compound has a variety of uses. Benzyl benzoate, as a topical solution, may be used as an antiparasitic insecticide to kill lice and the mites responsible for the skin condition scabies. It has other uses such as a fixative in fragrances to improve the stability and other characteristics of the main ingredients; a food additive in artificial flavors; a plasticizer in cellulose and other polymers; a solvent for various chemical reactions; a treatment for sweet itch in horses.