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Benzyl Alcohol (CAS 100-51-6)

Benzyl alcohol is a water-white liquid with a faint aromatic odor and a sharp burning taste.
In industry, it is used in the manufacture of other benzyl compounds, and in perfumery and flavoring. As a pharmaceutical product, it is used as an anti-parasite medication used to treat head lice. Benzyl alcohol is also used as a common preservative in many injectable drugs.