3-Phenyl-1-propanol has a natural fragrance with antimicrobial properties against bacteria and molds. It is used in combination with Heliotropin or Piperonal as a preservative for cosmetic products. Its ester derivatives are used as fragrance component in fresh flower compositions, like lilac, hyacinth and lily of the valley because of the balsamic odor character. It is also a useful biochemical for proteomics research.
Not miscible in water.
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : UB8970000
TSCA : TSCA