Appearance Pale yellow solid
Odour Product specific
Purity 99%
Density 1.008 g/cm3 (47°C)
PH value Data not available
Boiling Point 260-262ºC
Melting Point 39-42 °C
Flash Point 116 °C DIN 51758
Refractive Index Data not available
Solubility Soluble in water 1.3g/L & soluble in nonpolar solvents.
Stability Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Major Applications

It is used in the acid zinc – brightener, perfumery, & organic synthesis.
An excellent brightening agent used for chloride zinc process in combination with solubilizers.
Benzylideneacetone is used as a flavouring ingredient in food and perfumes.
Benzylideneacetone is used in the fragrance industry for its sweet pea-like odor. It is one of the major constituents of Monanthotaxis capea essential oil.