W338907

Sigma-Aldrich

Safranal

≥90%, stabilized

Synonym(s):
2,3-Dihydro-2,2,6-trimethylbenzaldehyde
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H14O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
FEMA Number:
3389
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1932918
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
10383
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.104
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Halal
Kosher

assay

≥90%

contains

α-tocopherol, synthetic as stabilizer

refractive index

n20/D 1.5210-1.5300
n20/D 1.523 (lit.)

bp

70 °C/1 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.966 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Organoleptic

medicinal; spicy; woody; herbaceous; phenolic

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC1=C(C=O)C(C)(C)CC=C1

InChI

1S/C10H14O/c1-8-5-4-6-10(2,3)9(8)7-11/h4-5,7H,6H2,1-3H3

InChI key

SGAWOGXMMPSZPB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Safranal is the characteristic volatile aroma compound of saffron (Crocus Sativus L.).

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Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

hazcat

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

storage_class_code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

186.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

86 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

M H Boskabady et al.
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 19(10), 904-911 (2012-06-30)
Different pharmacological effects of Crocus sativus have been demonstrated on guinea pig tracheal chains in previous studies. In the present study, the prophylactic effect of the extract of C. sativus and its constituent, safranal on lung pathology and total and...
Hossein Hosseinzadeh et al.
Phytotherapy research : PTR, 23(6), 768-774 (2009-01-15)
Saffron stigma (Crocus sativus L.) is used for insomnia and anxiety in traditional medicine. In this study, the anxiolytic and hypnotic effects of saffron aqueous extract and its constituents, crocin and safranal, were studied in mice. Agents were administered intraperitoneally...
Saurabh Bharti et al.
European journal of nutrition, 51(6), 719-727 (2011-10-11)
Traditional medicine has been appropriately identified as the most productive soil for the cultivation and harvesting of modern medicines. Herein, we postulate that safranal, an active constituent of Crocus sativus, owing to its strong antioxidant and anti-apoptotic potential, could be...
Laura Fernández-Sánchez et al.
PloS one, 7(8), e43074-e43074 (2012-08-18)
Saffron, an extract from Crocus sativus, has been largely used in traditional medicine for its antiapoptotic and anticarcinogenic properties. In this work, we investigate the effects of safranal, a component of saffron stigmas, in attenuating retinal degeneration in the P23H...
Alireza Timcheh Hariri et al.
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 18(6), 499-504 (2010-11-03)
In this study, the effect of crocin and safranal was studied against subacute toxicity of diazinon (DZN) on hematological and genotoxicity indices in rats. The rats were divided into 16 groups consisted of 6 rats in control, diazinon, vitamin E...

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