Benzyl alcohol, an aromatic alcohol, is widely used in cosmetics and hair dyes. It undergoes oxidation in the absence of solvent catalyzed by Pd catalysts supported on TiO2 functionalized with various amounts of 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES).
Molecular Formula: C7H8O
Molecular Weight: 108.14
Linear Structural Formula: C6H5CH2OH
MDL Number: MFCD00004599
Melting Point: -16--13 C (lit.)
Density: 1.045 g/mL at 25 C (lit.)
Refractive Index: n20/D 1.539 (lit.)
Application: Benzyl alcohol may be used in the preparation of benzoic acid, via oxidation.
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Beilstein Registry No.: 878307
RIDADR: UN 3334
WGK Germany: 1
Safety Statements (Europe): 26
Signal Word: Warning