Methyl phenylacetate CAS 101-41-7
Methyl phenylacetate CAS 101-41-7 Product Description
Acetic acid, phenyl-, methyl ester;METHYL ALPHA-TOLUATE;METHYL BENZYLFORMATE;METHYL A-TOLUATE;METHYL PHENYLACETATE;FEMA 2733;Methyl phenylacetate/Phenylacetic acid methyl ester;Phenylacetic Acid Phenylacetate
218 °C (lit.)
1.066 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
Store below +30°C.
Miscible with water.
Methyl phenylacetate CAS 101-41-7 Molecular Formula
Methyl phenylacetate CAS 101-41-7 Usage
Methyl phenylacetate is utilized for partition coefficient measurement experiments. It is mainly used in the flavour industry and in perfumes to impart honey scents. Further, it acts as a precursor to prepare synthetic perfumes. It acts as an acylating agent and is involved in the enantioselective acylation of beta-lactam intermediate using penicillin G amidase.