Phenyl cinnamate (C6H5CH=CHCO2CH2CH2C6H5) is a white crystal with a melting point of 215°C. Soluble in hot ethanol and oil, soluble in ethanol but slightly turbid, insoluble in water. Due to the sweet aroma of rose and the aroma of plum after dilution, it is often used in the perfume industry to formulate powders, perfumes and fragrances.
Specifications of Phenyl cinnamate:
|2-Phenylethyl 3-phenyl propenoate; 2-Phenylethyl cinnamate; Benzylcarbinyl 3-phenyl propenoate; Benzylcarbinyl cinnamate|
|Appearance||White Crystalline Powder|
|B.P.||405.9 degrees Celsius at 760mmHg|
|M.P.||54-56 degrees Celsius|
|Flash Point||>110 degrees Celsius|