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).
|Production Facility||Kalama, WA, USA|
|Flavor/Fragrance Notes||Nearly odorless|
|Assay||USP/EP (titration): 99.0-100.5% of phenyl methyl benzoate; FCC (GC): 99.0% minimum|
|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|