Phenylethyl Alcohol (CAS 60-12-8)

Products & Informations

2-phenylethanol is a primary alcohol that is ethanol substituted by a phenyl group at position 2. It has a role as a fragrance, a Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite, a plant metabolite, an Aspergillus metabolite and a plant growth retardant. It is a primary alcohol and a member of benzenes.

2-Phenylethanol is found in almond. 2-Phenylethanol is a component of ylang-ylang oil.

2-Phenylethanol is a flavouring ingredient.


1.used in food flavors, especially in honey, bread, apple, rose flavor and so on
2.used in tobacco flavors
3.used for blending rose essential oil and all kinds of fragrance, such as jasmine, lilac, and orange blossom fragrance, etc
4.used as an additive in cigarettes


Soluble in: Alcohol, dipropylene glycol, fixed oils, kerosene, mineral oil slightly, water, 2.199e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est) Insoluble in: paraffin oil


Appearance Colorless clear oily liquid
Odor floral
Purity 98%