Agent Name

9-cis-Retinal

CAS Number

514-85-2

Formula

C20-H28-O

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

9-C-Retinal; 9-cis-3,7-Dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraenal; 9-cis-Retinaldehyde; 9-cis-Vitamin A aldehyde; Isoretinene A; Retinal, 9-cis-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Vitamins and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Retinal, also called retinaldehyde or vitamin A aldehyde, is one of the many forms of vitamin A (the number of which varies from species to species)." [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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