W212709

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Benzaldehyde

≥98%, FG, FCC

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

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 182.60

vapor density

3.65 (vs air)
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

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

10, 25 kg in composite drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 1990 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

145.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

63 °C

Fenaroli G
Fenaroli's Handbook of Flavor Ingredients, 40-40 (1971)
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)
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)
Volatile components of mushroom (Agaricus subrufecens)
Chen CC & Wu CM
Journal of Food Science, 49(4), 1208-1209 (1984)
Longyun Lv et al.
ACS combinatorial science, 15(4), 183-192 (2013-02-22)
We previously reported the novel efficient proton/heat-promoted four-component reactions (4CRs) of but-2-ynedioates, two same/different primary amines, and aldehydes for the synthesis of tetra- and pentasubstituted polyfunctional dihydropyrroles. If aromatic and aliphatic amines were used as reagents, four different series of...

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