Agent Name

Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde

CAS Number

1003-29-8

Formula

C5-H5-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Formylpyrrole; 2-Pyrrolecarbaldehyde; 2-Pyrrolylcarboxaldehyde; Pyrrole-2-aldehyde; 1H-Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde; Pyrrole-2-carbaldehyde; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrroles

Description

Light yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A flavoring agent that naturally occurs in almonds, asparagus, coffee, malt, and tea; [ExPub: EFSA]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Restricted

Use as a flavoring agent no longer supported by industry as of 2013; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.32 mm Hg

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