Agent Name

Undecanal

CAS Number

112-44-7

Formula

C11-H22-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Undecanal; Aldehyde C-11; Aldehyde C-11, undecylic; C-11 aldehyde, undecylic; C11 aldehyde; Hendecanal; Hendecanaldehyde; Undecanal (natural); Undecanaldehyde; Undecanone, alpha-; Undecyl aldehyde; Undecylaldehyde; Undecylic aldehyde; n-Undecanal; n-Undecyl aldehyde; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Liquid; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; [RTECS] n-Alkyl Aldehydes: Category members and supporting chemicals demonstrate skin and eye irritation; No evidence of skin sensitization; Low acute toxicity by dermal and oral exposure; Moderate acute inhalation toxicity; Moderate to high toxicity by repeated inhalation exposures; Moderate toxicity by repeated-dose oral administration; Low hazards for reproductive and developmental toxicity; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

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