English name: 3-Phenyl-1-propanol
Synonyms: 3-Phenylpropan-1-ol; Hydrocinnamyl alcohol; (3-Hydroxypropyl)benzene; 1-Hydroxy-3-phenylpropane; 1-Propanol, 3-phenyl-; 3- Phenylprophyl alcohol; 3-Benzenepropanol; 3-Phenyl-n-propanol
CAS NO.: 122-97-4
Molecular formula: C9H12O
Molecular weight: 136.19
Character: colourless liquid
Boiling point: 236°C
Flashing point: 109°C
Solubility: Soluble in 70% ethanol and ether, slightly soluble in water
Density: 1.001 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
Refractive index (n20):1.5271
3-Phenyl-1-propanol is colorless and syrupy liquid, with a sweet floral aroma and sweet musky, and with fresh, pleasant, fruity and fragrant after dilution. The boiling point of 3-Phenyl-1-propanol is 236°C, and the flashing point of 3-Phenyl-1-propanol is 109°C. Soluble in ethanol, propylene glycol and most non-volatile oils, Insoluble in glycerin and mineral oil, very slightly soluble in water (1: 300).
3-Phenyl-1-propanol is widely used in Flavors & essence oils, pharmaceutical ect.
It is mainly used to prepare nut flavors such as peach, apricot, plum, watermelon, plum, strawberry and walnut, and glutinous rice, also some other kinds of flavours and fragrances, and synthetic flavours and fragrances. As a medicine, it can be applied to Cholecystitis, cholangitis, cholelithiasis, biliary postoperative syndrome, hypercholesterolemia, etc.
Hazardous characteristics: Flammable when meeting fire and high heat. Reacts with oxidants. In case of high heat, the internal pressure of the container increases, posing a risk of cracking and explosion.
Health hazard: Under normal production conditions, the possibility of acute poisoning caused by vapor inhalation is small.This product has a stimulating effect on human eyes, nose and throat when the concentration in the air reaches 40mg/m3.
Explosion hazard: This product is flammable and irritating
First aid measures:
Skin exposure: Remove contaminated clothing and rinse with plenty of running water.
Eye contact: Lift your eyelids and rinse with running water or saline. Seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Leave the scene to the fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Drink plenty of warm water and induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.