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 (bĕn′zĭl, -zēl′)
The univalent organic group C6H5CH2-, derived from toluene.
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(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C6H5CH2–: benzyl alcohol. Systematic name: phenylmethyl
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(ˈbɛn zɪl, -zil)
the univalent group C7H7−, derived from toluene.
ben•zyl′ic, adj.
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Noun1.benzyl - the univalent radical derived from toluene
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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They also purchased 2,000 bottles of benzyl benzoate 25 percent at 120 ml.
A major component of clove oil, called eugenol, demonstrated levels of toxicity comparable to benzyl benzoate. Combine 10 drops of clove oil with one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of coconut oil for skin relief.
This has forced some of the affected flight attendants to put their careers on hold to seek medical attention.The lawsuit, filed in California, claims that the fabric used in Twin Hill uniforms is "dangerously defective" therefore creating an unreasonable risk for people who are exposed to them.The flight attendants and their lawyers claim the chemicals such as formaldehyde, toluene, cobalt, cadmium, captafol, chromium, copper, nickel, antimony, benzyl benzoate, hexyl cinnamic aldehyde, and benzaldehyde have been detected in the fabric.
Ylang Ylang has a romantic, flora aroma that consists of several components, including benzyl acetate, benzyl benzoate linalool, caryophyllene, among many others.
Topical pesticides such as benzyl benzoate or permethrin may be used in extensive and severe infestations to ensure prompt eradication of the parasite (7).
E-nerolidol (13.52%, 12.36%, 11.38%), germacrene d (8.54%, 6.90%, 5.65%), benzyl benzoate (8.19%, 7.63%, 6.86%), palmitic acid (6.23%, 5.23%, 4.53%), methyl palmitate (5.31%, 4.68%, 3.45%), d-cadinene(5.13%, 4.32%, 4.61%) and anthranilic acid (3.32%, 2.68%, 2.94%) were found in the oils extracted from SCFE, solvent extraction and steam distillation respectively (Table 3).
On page 103, the fifth sentence under the heading "Crusted Scabies," should read: "Combination treatment is recommended with a topical scabicide, either 25% topical benzyl benzoate or 5% topical permethrin cream (full-body application to be repeated daily for 7 days then two times weekly until discharge or cure), and treatment with oral ivermectin 200 [micro]g/kg on days 1,2,8,9, and 15."
In contrast, no mites were alive after 3 hours exposure to 25% benzyl benzoate, 1% lindane, 5% tea tree oil and 100- 8000ng/g of ivermectin.9
Similar to above treatment another broad spectrum treatment is combined application of Benzyl benzoate and Povidone Iodine.
(7) The mainstay of therapy is daily application of topical scabicidal agents such as 5% permethrin cream, 1% lindane cream, 6% to 10% sulfur-based topical agents, or 12.5% benzyl benzoate lotion.