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Sigma-Aldrich

Acetaldehyde

≥99%, meets FCC analytical specification

Synonym(s):
Ethanal
Linear Formula:
CH3CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
44.05
FEMA Number:
2003
Beilstein:
505984
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
89
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.001

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

meets FCC analytical specification

vapor density

1.52 (vs air)

vapor pressure

14.63 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

365 °F

expl. lim.

60 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.332 (lit.)

pH

5 (20 °C)

bp

21 °C (lit.)

mp

−125 °C (lit.)

density

0.785 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

pungent; fruity; ethereal

food allergen

no known allergens

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC=O

InChI

1S/C2H4O/c1-2-3/h2H,1H3

InChI key

IKHGUXGNUITLKF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

15 kg in stainless steel drum
1.9 kg in aluminum bottle
30, 350, 700 lb in Pure-Pac™ 1
771 kg in stainless steel tank

Legal Information

Manufactured by Eastman Chemical Company. Distributed by SAFC.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 1B - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 1 - Muta. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

-38.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-38.89 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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