Appearance and properties: pure product is white crtystal, common product is colorless viscous liquid, with a little flower fragrance.
Melting point(℃): 20
Relative density (water=1): 1.11
Boiling point(℃): 323-324
Relative vapour density (air=1): 6.09
Molecular formula: C14H12O2
Molecular weight: 212.24
Saturated vapor pressure(kPa): 0.13(44℃)
Flash point(℃): 298
Solubility: insoluble in water and glycerin, soluble in ethyl alcohol, diethyl ether and trichloromethane
Uses: as solvent for cellulose acetate, fixing agent for spice, flavoring agent for candy, plasticizer for plastic, etc.