Benzyl Alcohol

Airedale Chemical Benzyl Alcohol is a useful solvent due to its polarity, low toxicity, and low vapour pressure. Benzyl alcohol is partially soluble in water (4 g/100 mL) and completely miscible in alcohols and diethyl ether.

Colourless liquid with slightly aromatic

Grade: TECH

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • Bulk Transfer

Applications

Healthcare

Benzyl alcohol is used as a bacteriostatic preservative at low concentration in intravenous medications, cosmetics and topical drugs.

Paints & Coatings

General solvent for inks, paints, lacquers, and epoxy resin coatings.

Personal Care

It is also a precursor to a variety of esters, used in the soap, perfume and flavour industries.

Photographic

It is also used as a photographic developer.

Technology

Used as a dielectric solvent for the dielectrophoretic reconfiguration of nanowires

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