Methyl benzoate is colorless liquid ester with pleasant smell. Its chemical Linear formula C6H5COOCH3.
It is formed by the condensation of methanol and benzoic acid. It is a colorless to slightly yellow liquid that is slightly soluble in water, but miscible with most organic solvents. METHYL BENZOATE is a crystalline solid or a solid dissolved in a liquid.
Methyl benzoate has a , strongly reminiscent of the fruit of the feijoa tree, and it is used in perfumery. It also finds use as a solvent and as a pesticide used to attract insects such as orchid bees.
Methyl benzoate 0.99; CAS Number: 93-58-3; Linear Formula: C6H5COOCH3