Agent Name

2-Dodecenal

CAS Number

4826-62-4

Formula

C12-H22-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Dodecenal (natural); 3-Nonylacrolein; DODECEN-(2)-OL-(1); Dodec-2-en-1-al; [ChemIDplus] beta-Nonylacrolein; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Clear, colorless to pale yellow liquid with a fatty odor; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

A severe skin irritant; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A reactive monomer that polymerizes slowly at room temperature; An eye, respiratory tract, and severe skin irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS]

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