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Phenylacetic acid

≥99%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
α-Toluic acid, α-Tolylic acid, Benzeneacetic acid, PAA
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.15
FEMA Number:
2878
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1099647
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
672
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.038
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor density

~4 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 97 °C)

assay

≥99%

bp

265 °C (lit.)

mp

76-78 °C (lit.)

density

1.081 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

green; honey; floral; sweet

SMILES string

OC(=O)Cc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C8H8O2/c9-8(10)6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5H,6H2,(H,9,10)

InChI key

WLJVXDMOQOGPHL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Phenylacetic acid analytical standard

38166

Phenylacetic acid

organoleptic

green; honey; floral; sweet

organoleptic

green; honey; floral; sweet

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

biological source

-

biological source

-

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

-

assay

≥99%

assay

≥99%

assay

99%

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

General description

Phenylacetic acid is a volatile acid that is reported to occur in balsamic vinegar and cocoa powder.

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hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

269.6 °F

flash_point_c

132 °C

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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