Agent Name

2-Phenylpropionaldehyde

CAS Number

93-53-8

Formula

C9-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Fenyl-1-propanal [Czech]; 2-Phenyl propionaldehyde; 2-Phenyl-1-propanal; 2-Phenylpropanal; Aldehyd hydratropovy [Czech]; alpha-Formylethylbenzene; alpha-Methyl phenylacetaldehyde; alpha-Methylbenzeneacetaldehyde; alpha-Methylphenylacetaldehyde; alpha-Phenyl propionaldehyde; alpha-Phenylpropanal; alpha-Phenylpropionaldehyde; Benzeneacetalaldehyde, alpha-methyl-; Cumene aldehyde; Cumene aldehyde (VAN); Hyacinthal; Hydratropa aldehyde; Hydratropaldehyde; Hydratropic aldehyde; Hydrotropic aldehyde; Propionaldehyde, 2-phenyl-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Phenylpropanaldehyde; [JECFA]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Decreased sperm counts in 14-day oral study of male rats at 75 and 250 mg/kg/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Causes coma in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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