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W212717

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzaldehyde

natural, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Bitter almond
Linear Formula:
C6H5CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
106.12
FEMA Number:
2127
Beilstein:
471223
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
101
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39023701
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.013
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

4 mmHg ( 45 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

374 °F

expl. lim.

1.4 %, 20 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.545 (lit.)

pH

5.9 (20 °C)

bp

178-179 °C (lit.)

mp

−26 °C (lit.)

density

1.044 g/cm3 at 20 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

almond; cherry; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

benzaldehyde

SMILES string

O=Cc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H6O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-6H

InChI key

HUMNYLRZRPPJDN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzaldehyde is an aromatic flavor compound with a characteristic bitter almond taste and odor. It has been identified in the volatile fractions of mushroom, medlar seeds and cheese.

Packaging

5, 25 kg in composite drum
100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

pictograms

Exclamation mark

signalword

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

145.4 °F

Flash Point C

63 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Fenaroli G
Fenaroli's Handbook of Flavor Ingredients, 40-40 (1971)
Conversion of phenylalanine to benzaldehyde initiated by an aminotransferase in Lactobacillus plantarum
Groot MNN & de Bont JA.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 64(8), 3009-3013 (1998)
Supercritical fluid extraction of volatile components from Bunium persicum Boiss.(black cumin) and Mespilus germanica L.(medlar) seeds
Pourmortazavi SM, et al.
J. Food Compos. Anal., 18(5), 439-446 (2005)
Volatile components of mushroom (Agaricus subrufecens)
Chen CC & Wu CM
Journal of Food Science, 49(4), 1208-1209 (1984)
Thermoresponsive dynamic covalent single-chain polymer nanoparticles reversibly transform into a hydrogel.
Daniel E Whitaker et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 52(3), 956-959 (2012-12-12)

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