Thus far ethyl benzoate has not been found in nature. Its odor resembles that of the methyl ester, but is somewhat milder. Its constants are:

1) Liebig's Annalen 111 (1859), 127.

B. p. 211,2° (729 mm.); d16. 1,0502;1) b. p. 212,9° (745,5 mm.).2)

In connection with technical preparations of their own manufacture, Schimmel & Co observed: d16o 1,0515 to 1,0523; nD20. 1,50501 to 1,50630; soluble in 7,5 vol. of 60 p. c. and in 2 vol. of 70 p. c. alcohol.