phenethyl acetate

phenethyl acetate

[fen′eth·əl ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5CH2CH2OOCCH3 A colorless liquid with a peachlike odor and a boiling point of 226°C; soluble in alcohol, ether, and fixed oils; used in perfumes. Also known as phenylethyl acetate.
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Among the compounds of higher sensory relevance, we found ethyl octanoate, ethyl hexanoate, phenethyl acetate, [beta]-(E)-damascenone, (E)-ethylcinnamate, 2-methylbutyl acetate, 3-methyl-1-butanol, ethyl 3-(E)-hexenoate, and methyl 5-hexenoate.
Yadav and Mehta (1994) reported that Amberlyst 15 was highly active compared to other solid acids in producing phenethyl acetate and cyclohexyl acetate.
Yadav and Mehta (1994) calculated the effectiveness factor of the Filtrol-24 catalyst for producing phenethyl acetate and of the Amberlyst catalyst for cyclohexyl acetate production.