Agent Name

2-Methoxybenzaldehyde

CAS Number

135-02-4

Formula

C8-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Anisaldehyde; 2-Methoxybenzenecarboxaldehyde; 2-Methoxyphenylformaldehyde; 6-Methoxybenzaldehyde; Benzaldehyde, 2-methoxy-; Benzaldehyde, o-methoxy-; Formylanisole, o-; Salicylaldehyde methyl ether; o-Anisaldehyde; o-Methoxybenzaldehyde; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

Light yellow solidified mass or fragments; mp = 34-40 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Causes lacrimation, somnolence, and changes in salivary glands in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Benzaldehyde."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.12 mm Hg

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