Agent Name

trans-2-Octenal

CAS Number

2548-87-0

Formula

C8-H14-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(E)-2-Octen-1-al; trans-2-Octen-1-al; (E)-Oct-2-enal; 2-Octenal, (2E)-; 2-Octenal, (E)-; [ChemIDplus] OCTE; [RTECS]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Colorless liquid with a distinct green-leafy odor; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in flavors and fragrances; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Bedoukian Research MSDS] See "trans-2-Hexenal."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.59 mm Hg

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