Ethyl Phenylacetate

Title: Ethyl Phenylacetate
CAS Registry Number: 101-97-3
CAS Name: Benzeneacetic acid ethyl ester
Additional Names: a-toluic acid ethyl ester
Molecular Formula: C10H12O2
Molecular Weight: 164.20
Percent Composition: C 73.15%, H 7.37%, O 19.49%
Line Formula: C6H5CH2COOC2H5
Literature References: Prepd by heating benzyl cyanide with alcohol and H2SO4: Adams, Thal, Org. Synth. 2, 27 (1922).
Properties: Liquid. Pleasant odor. d420 1.0333. bp760 226°; bp32 135°; bp20 121°. nD18.5 1.49921. Absorption spectrum: Baly, Collie, J. Chem. Soc. 87, 1344 (1905); Baly, Tryhorn, ibid. 107, 1063 (1915).
Boiling point: bp760 226°; bp32 135°; bp20 121°
Index of refraction: nD18.5 1.49921
Density: d420 1.0333
Use: In perfumery.
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