CAS No.60-12-8 2-Phenylethanol

2-Phenylethanol

Identification
Name 2-Phenylethanol
CAS Registry Number 60-12-8
Synonyms
Molecular Structure 2-Phenylethanol   60-12-8
Molecular Formula C8H10O
Molecular Weight

CAS 60-12-8 Wiki / 60-12-8 MSDS

Phenethyl alcohol[1]
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
2-Phenylethan-1-ol
Other names
2-Phenylethanol
Phenethyl alcohol
Benzyl carbinol
β-Hydroxyethylbenzene
Benzenethanol
Identifiers
CAS Number
  • 60-12-8 YesY
3D model (JSmol)
  • Interactive image
ChEBI
  • CHEBI:49000 YesY
ChemSpider
  • 5830 YesY
DrugBank
  • DB02192 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.000.415
PubChem CID
  • 6054
UNII
  • ML9LGA7468 YesY
Properties
Chemical formula
C8H10O
Molar mass 122.16 g/mol
Odor Soft, like roses
Density 1.017 g/cm3
Melting point −27 °C (−17 °F; 246 K)
Boiling point 219 to 221 °C (426 to 430 °F; 492 to 494 K)
Hazards
Safety data sheet JT Baker MSDS
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oilHealth code 1: Exposure would cause irritation but only minor residual injury. E.g., turpentineReactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogenSpecial hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
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Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Phenethyl alcohol, or 2-phenylethanol, is the organic compound that consists of a phenethyl group (C6H5CH2CH2) group attached to OH. It is a colourless liquid that is slightly soluble in water (2 ml/100 ml H2O), but miscible with most organic solvents. It occurs widely in nature, being found in a variety of essential oils. It has a pleasant floral odor.