Agent Name

2-Nonenal, (E)-

CAS Number

18829-56-6

Formula

C9-H16-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-trans-Nonenal; trans-2-Nonen-1-al; trans-2-Nonenal; (E)-Non-2-enal; 2-Nonenal, (2E)-; [ChemIDplus] (2E)-2-Nonenal; trans-2-Nonenaldehyde; [Merck Index] NONE; [RTECS]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Present in beer, coffee, cucumbers, watermelon, palm oil, potatoes, etc.; Used as a flavoring agent; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "trans-2-Hexenal" and "2-Dodecenal."

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