Methyl benzoate

Methyl benzoate

Methyl benzoate is an organic compound with the chemical formula C8_8H8_8O2_2. It is the methyl ester of benzoic acid.  Methyl benzoate is a versatile compound with applications across various industries, particularly in the formulation of fragrances and flavors due to its pleasant aroma

Product Name                                       :

Methyl benzoate

Synonyms                                             :

Benzoic acid, methyl ester , Methyl benzenecarboxylate , Artificial neroli oil , Methyl ester of benzoic acid , Methyl phenylformate , Essence of niobe

Manufacturer                                        :

Anshul Specialty Molecules Private Ltd.


Ingredient                                        :

Methyl benzoate

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Methyl oxalyl chloride


  • Fragrance and Flavoring: Widely used in perfumery and flavoring due to its pleasant smell.
  • Solvent: Occasionally used as a solvent in various chemical reactions.
  • Pesticide: Has been used as an attractant for some types of insects in traps.
  • Intermediate: Utilized in the synthesis of other organic compounds.

Safety and Handling:

  • Toxicity: Methyl benzoate is considered to have low toxicity but can cause irritation to the skin, eyes, and respiratory system upon exposure.
  • First Aid Measures: In case of contact with skin or eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. If inhaled, move to fresh air. If ingested, seek medical attention.
  • Storage: Should be stored in a cool, dry place away from sources of ignition and incompatible materials such as strong oxidizing agents.

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