Phenethyl alcohol (PEA) or 2-phenylethanol is a simple aromatic primary alcohol.
Phenethyl alcohol (Phenylethyl alcohol) a colorless liquid used as an antimicrobial agent in pharmaceuticals.
Phenethyl alcohol is an alcohol with a pleasant floral odor. It is therefore a common ingredient in flavors and perfumery, particularly when the smell of rose is desired.
Phenethyl alcohol is also used as a flavor ingredient with an annual volume of use reported to be 2500 kg/year in the USA and 9900 kg/year in Europe.