Benzyl Benzoate, USP is used as an antiparasitic insecticide against human scabies. It is an easily prepared compound and the ester of benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid. Used as an antiparasitic insecticide against scabies mites, it is also used as a solvent, food additive and plasticizer.
|Appearance||colourless or almost colourless liquid|
|Solubility||insoluble in water, miscible with ethanol (96 per cent), with methylene chloride and with fatty and essential oils|
|Aldehydes (as benzaldehyde)||%||max. 0,05|
|Specific gravity (25°C)||1,116 – 1,120|
|Relative density (20°C)||1,118 – 1,122|
|Congealing temperature||°C||min. 18,0|
|Refractive index||1,568 – 1,570|
|Sulphated ash||%||max. 0,1|
|Residual Solvents (Ph. Eur., USP)||According to requirements|
Shelf Life/Retest Date: Benzyl Benzoate can be kept for at least 1 and half years if stored under recommended conditions.
Pack Sizes: 5 Kg