Emerald Kalama Chemical

Emerald Kalama Chemical

Kalama® Benzyl Benzoate USP/FCC

Fragrance Fixative and Solvent

Kalama® Benzyl Benzoate has a high molecular weight and nearly odorless nature, making it an extensively used fixative in the fine fragrance and perfume industry. It is used in topical pharmaceutical formulations for the treatment of lice and scabies. Additionally, Kalama Benzyl Benzoate is valued for its compatibility with candlewax, incorporating fragrance to fine candles while also promoting clean burning.

Benzyl Benzoate is an FDA approved, GRAS flavoring substance (21 CFR § 172.515).


Attribute Value
Production Facility Kalama, WA, USA
CAS No. 120-51-4
Flavor/Fragrance Notes Nearly odorless
Typical Properties
Assay USP/EP (titration): 99.0-100.5% of phenyl methyl benzoate; FCC (GC): 99.0% minimum
Odor Nearly odorless
Color Colorless
Appearance Clear liquid
Flash Point 148°C (298°F)
Refractive Index (20°C) 1.568 – 1.570
Density (20°C) (g/ml) 1.118 – 1.122
Specific Gravity (25°C) 1.116 – 1.120
Solidification Point 18 – 21°C (64 – 70°F)
Acid Value (mgKOH/g) 1.0 maximum
Application Group Application Description Notes
Flavor & Fragrance Blend Fragrance Application High molecular weight and nearly odorless. Widely used perfume fixative Odorless
Food Flavor Application Flavor application in confectioneries and chewing gums Nearly odorless
Household Care Fragrance Application Used in Fine Candles. Solvent for artificial musks. Nearly Odorless
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