Application / Uses Preparation Benzyl alcohol is an organic compound with the formula C6H5CH2OH. The benzyl group is often abbreviated "Bn", thus benzyl alcohol is denoted as BnOH. Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant aromatic odor. It is a useful solvent due to its polarity, low toxicity, and low vapor pressure.
Application / Uses Preparation Furfuryl alcohol, is an organic compound containing a furan substitited with a hydroxymethyl group. It is a clear colorless liquid when pure, but becomes amber colored upon prolonged standing