benzyl acetate


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benzyl acetate

[′ben·zəl ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5CH2OOCCH3 A colorless liquid with a flowery odor; used in perfumes and flavorings and as a solvent for plastics and resins, inks, and polishes. Also known as phenylmethyl acetate.
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Aroma chemicals such as a-amyl cinnamaldehyde, p-anisaldehyde, benzyl acetate, benzyl benzoate, and coumarin are also used in cosmetics and toiletries.
Meagher & Landolt (2008) also showed that the following floral odorants, cis-jasmone, benzyl acetate, limonene, linalool, [beta]-myrcene, methyl salicylate, and methyl-2-methoxy benzoate, increased captures of some moths when added to traps containing PAA.
The composition is comprised of an active agent; a non-functional perfume component; and a FPC mixture comprising isononyl acetate and a second FPC selected from the group consisting of dihydro myrcenol, linalool, geraniol, d-limonene, benzyl acetate, isopropyl mystristate, and combinations thereof, wherein said FPC mixture is present in an amount from about 15% to about 95%, by weight of said composition.
Mainstream varieties, whether dryer sheets or liquid, contain harmful chemicals like benzyl acetate (linked to pancreatic cancer), benzyl alcohol (an upper respiratory tract irritant), ethanol (linked to central nervous system disorders), limonene (a known carcinogen) and chloroform (a neurotoxin and carcinogen).
com, some of the most harmful ingredients in dryer sheets and liquid fabric softener alike include benzyl acetate (linked to pancreatic cancer), benzyl alcohol (an upper respiratory tract irritant), ethanol (linked to central nervous system disorders), limonene (a known carcinogen) and chloroform (a neurotoxin and carcinogen), among others.
html: "Fabric softeners contain some of the most toxic chemicals (like chloroform, benzyl acetate and pentane) that are known to cause cancer and/or damage to lungs, brain and nerves.