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Description : Metaphenoxy benzyl alcohol is a pesticide intermediate used to manufacture permethrin and other synthetic pyrethroid insecticides.

Chemical Name : m-phenoxy benzyl alcohol

CAS Registry No. : [13826-35-2]

Structural Formula :
MPB Alcohol - Structural Formula

Physical properties :

a) Appearance: Clear liquid with colourless to pale yellowish tinge
b) Boiling point: 135-140oC/1 mm, 186oC/10 mm, 205.5oC/27 mm
c) Density at 20oC: 1.13 - 1.14
d) Freezing point: Not freezing up to -40oC
e) Solubility: Freely soluble in Toluene, Methanol, etc.
f) Stability: Stable under normal conditions
g) Reactivity: No particular reaction with acids, alkalies, etc.

Specifications :

a) M-phenoxy benzyl alcohol content: 98% (w/w) min.
b) Acidity: Not more than 0.2%
c) Moisture content: 0.5% (max.)

Packing : 225 kg UN approved HDPE lined MS drums/ HMHDPE drums.

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