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Title: What is Benzyl Alcohol? What are the applications of benzyl alcohol?

In recent years, my country's benzyl alcohol preparation process has matured, and the industry concentration has continued to increase. The name of benzyl alcohol is also known by more people. So, what exactly is benzyl alcohol? What are the main areas of application?

Benzyl alcohol, also known as benzyl alcohol, English name Benzyl alcohol, is a colorless liquid with aroma, molecular formula C7H8O, CAS number: 100-51-6, is one of the simplest aromatic alcohols, can be regarded as benzene Carbinol substituted with radicals, most of them exist in essential oils in the form of esters in nature, such as jasmine oil, hyacinth oil and Peru balsam.

At present, benzyl alcohol is widely used in daily cosmetic essence, industrial chemical production and food flavor.

1. Cosmetic essence

Benzyl alcohol is a very useful fixative, and it is an indispensable spice when blending jasmine, moonshine, and ylang-ylang. It can be used to prepare soap, or as daily cosmetic essence.

2. Industrial chemicals

Used in paints, paint solvents, solvents for vitamin B injections, preservatives for ointments or liquid medicines, cellulose esters, solvents for casein, pens (ballpoint pen oil), etc.

3. Edible spices

It is used in the preparation of floral oils and medicines, and is also used as a solvent and fixative for spices; GB 2760--1996 stipulates that it is temporarily allowed to be used as a food spice. It is also a fixative and grease solvent. As a spice, it is mainly used in the preparation of berry and nut flavors; as a solvent, plasticizer, preservative, and in the manufacture of spices, soaps, medicines, dyes, etc.

As the main additive of daily-use chemical products, the market demand for benzyl alcohol is continuously released, and the development trend of the industry is stable. Driven by the technological innovation of leading enterprises and the rapid development of the industry, my country's benzyl alcohol market will continue to expand and usher in further development.


What kinds of industrial salt are there? What are the uses?

Salt is a common daily necessities in life, and everyone is familiar with salt. But when it comes to industrial salt, many people don't know much about it. Industrial salt cannot be used for food, but it is widely used in industry. It is a colorless cubic crystal or fine crystalline powder, and is easily soluble in water. Among the main products of the chemical industry, hydrochloric acid, caustic soda, soda ash, ammonium chloride, and chlorine gas are mainly produced from industrial salt.

Common industrial salts include large grain salt, small white salt, refined salt, by-product salt, etc. Industrial salt mainly has the following uses:

  • In the tanning industry, in order to prevent or inhibit the erosion of microorganisms, the salt drying method is used to carry out anti-corrosion treatment on leather materials to maintain the quality of raw leather during storage and transportation.
  • In the metallurgical industry, salt is often used as a chlorinated roasting agent and quenching agent;
  • In the process of oil well drilling, in order to protect the integrity of the rock-salt core, it is necessary to add salt to the mud as a stabilizer;
  • In the machinery industry, during casting, salt can be used as an excellent binder for non-ferrous metal and alloy casting medium sand;
  • Commonly used raw materials in the dye industry, such as soda ash, are directly produced from salt, and a certain amount of salt is consumed in almost every step in the dye production process;
  • In soap making in light industry, salt is often added in order to maintain a suitable viscosity of the solution;

In addition, industrial salt is also widely used in the production of chlorine, sodium hydroxide, pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery, and is an indispensable raw material for the production of products in various industries.