Agent Name

Nonivamide

CAS Number

2444-46-4

Formula

C17-H27-N-O3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Hydroxymethoxybenzyl pelargonamide; Vanillyl-N-nonylamide; N-((4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)methyl)nonanamide; N-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl)nonanamide; N-Nonanoyl vanillylamide; N-Vanillylnonamide; N-Vanillylpelargonamide; Nonanamide, N-((4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)methyl)-; Nonanamide, N-vanillyl-; Nonanoic acid vanillylamide; Nonanoyl 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylamide; Nonivamida [INN-Spanish]; Nonivamidum [INN-Latin]; Pelargonic acid vanillylamide; Pelargonyl vanillylamide; Pseudocapsaicin; Vanillyl n-nonoylamide; Vanillyl pelargonic amide; Benzamide, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-N-(1-oxononyl)-; [ChemIDplus] N-Nonanoyl 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylamide; [JECFA] Nonylvanylamide; Capsaicin synthetic; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Food Additives

Description

Powder with a stinging odor; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Effects sensory neurons; [ChemIDplus] Causes lung inflammation in acute inhalation studies of mice; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for "(2444-46-4[EC/RN Number]) AND (sensitizer OR sensitization OR dermatitis OR allergic): no results; [PubMed]

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