Phenethyl acetate

Agent Name
Phenethyl acetate
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Major Category
Other Classes
Phenethyl acetate formula graphical representation
2-Phenethyl acetate; 2-Phenylethyl acetate; Acetic acid, 2-phenylethyl ester; Acetic acid, phenethyl ester; Benzylcarbinyl acetate; beta-Phenylethyl acetate; Ethanol, 2-phenyl-, acetate; Phenethyl acetate (natural); Phenethyl alcohol, acetate; [ChemIDplus] beta-Phenethyl acetate; [RTECS]
Esters, Other
Colorless liquid with a fruity odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]
Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA] Used to make fragrances and perfumes, in industrial, professional, and consumer cleaning products, professional and consumer waxes and polishes, and consumer air care, biocidal products, personal care products, and cosmetics; [ECHA REACH Registrations]
A mild skin irritant; Causes somnolence, normocytic anemia, and decreased body temperature in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause serious eye injury; [ECHA REACH Registrations] A mild skin irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Phenylethyl propionate."
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Exposure Assessment

Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) > 500 mg/m3

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