Agent Name

2-Vanillin

CAS Number

148-53-8

Formula

C8-H8-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

2-Hydroxy-m-anisaldehyde; 3-Methoxy-2-hydroxybenzaldehyde; 3-Methoxysalicylaldehyde; 6-Formyl-2-methoxyphenol; 6-Formylguaiacol; o-Vanillin; o-Vanilline; Orthovanilline; Oxy-2 methoxy-3 benzaldehyde [French]; Benzaldehyde, 2-hydroxy-3-methoxy-; m-Anisaldehyde, 2-hydroxy- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Light yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; Causes convulsions in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of guinea pigs and mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Vanillin."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00103 mm Hg

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