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).


Production FacilityKalama, WA, USA
CAS No.120-51-4
Flavor/Fragrance NotesNearly odorless
Typical Properties
AssayUSP/EP (titration): 99.0-100.5% of phenyl methyl benzoate; FCC (GC): 99.0% minimum
OdorNearly odorless
AppearanceClear liquid
Flash Point148°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 Point18 – 21°C (64 – 70°F)
Acid Value (mgKOH/g)1.0 maximum
Application GroupApplicationDescriptionNotes
Flavor & Fragrance BlendFragrance ApplicationHigh molecular weight and nearly odorless. Widely used perfume fixativeOdorless
FoodFlavor ApplicationFlavor application in confectioneries and chewing gumsNearly odorless
Household CareFragrance ApplicationUsed in Fine Candles. Solvent for artificial musks.Nearly Odorless
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