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Acetaldehyde

≥99%, meets FCC analytical specification

Synonym: Ethanal

  • CAS Number 75-07-0

  • Linear Formula CH3CHO

  • Molecular Weight 44.05

  •  FEMA Number 2003

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 505984

  •  EC Number 200-836-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 89

  •  MDL number MFCD00006991

  •  eCl@ss 39021102

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900783

  •  Flavis number 5.001

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Properties

biological source   synthetic
grade   Kosher
vapor density   1.52 (vs air)
vapor pressure   14.63 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   IKHGUXGNUITLKF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   365 °F
expl. lim.   60 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.332(lit.)
bp   21 °C(lit.)
mp   −125 °C (lit.)
density   0.785 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
suitability   meets FCC analytical specification
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fruity; pungent; ethereal
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

Packaging

1.9, 2 kg in aluminum bottle

16.5 kg in stainless steel drum

General description

Acetaldehyde is an important volatile flavoring compound found in Sherry-like wines and also in many fruits. It is mainly used as a flavoring ingredient in milk products, fruit juices, and soft drinks.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1089 - class 3 - PG 1 - Acetaldehyde
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AB1925000
Flash Point(F) 
-40 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-40 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Hard-to-Handle Ingredients? Packaging Engineers Can Help

Introducing Hard-to-Handle Ingredients Acetaldehyde What is a Packaging Engineer? Packaging Engineers Offer Support Pack Selection and Testing Other Considerations Sigma-Aldrich Offers Support
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Stacy Kingston2

1Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors and Fragrances
2Stacy Kingston, Senior Packaging Engineer
Keywords: Oxidations, Phase transitions

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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