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Benzyl Alcohol available in 250ml, 500ml.Benzyl alcohol is an aromatic alcohol with the formula C6H5CH2OH. The benzyl group is most often abbreviated as "Bn" (not to be confused with "Bz" which is used for benzoyl), benzyl alcohol is denoted as BnOH. Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild, aromatic odor. It is an excellent solvent due to its polarity, low toxicity and low vapor pressure. The benzyl alcohol is partially dissolved in water (4 g / 100 ml) and completely miscible with the alcohols and diethyl ether.
Benzyl alcohol is used as a general solvent for epoxy inks, paints, varnishes and coatings. Benzyl alcohol is also a precursor to various esters used in the soap, perfume and flavor industries as well as in the pharmaceutical industry. It also exhibits bacteriostatic properties as a photographic developer.
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