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Acetaldehyde

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Synonym(s):
Ethanal
Linear Formula:
CH3CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
44.05
FEMA Number:
2003
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
505984
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
89
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.001
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

reg. compliance

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

vapor density

1.52 (vs air)

vapor pressure

14.63 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

365 °F

expl. lim.

60 %

greener alternative product characteristics

Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
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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.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

greener alternative category

organoleptic

ethereal

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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W200360PHR2107506788
vibrant-m

W200336

Acetaldehyde

vibrant-m

W200360

Acetaldehyde

vibrant-m

PHR2107

Acetaldehyde

vibrant-m

506788

Acetaldehyde

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

grade

FG, Kosher, Halal, natural

grade

Kosher

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

grade

analytical standard

bp

21 °C (lit.)

bp

21 °C (lit.)

bp

21 °C (lit.)

bp

21 °C (lit.)

vapor density

1.52 (vs air)

vapor density

1.52 (vs air)

vapor density

1.52 (vs air)

vapor density

1.52 (vs air)

mp

−125 °C (lit.)

mp

−125 °C (lit.)

mp

−125 °C (lit.)

mp

−125 °C (lit.)

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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Caution

May form a small amount of trimer

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

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

target_organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

-38.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

-38.89 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves


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