C6H5CHO colorless liquid with the characteristic odor of almonds. It is used as a solvent and in the making of perfumes and dyes. It occurs in certain leaves, such as the cherry, laurel, and peach, and in a combined form in certain nuts and kernels. It can be extracted from such natural sources, but is usually made from toluene.
C6 H5 CHO, boje i parfemi.