Agent Name

trans-Cinnamaldehyde

CAS Number

14371-10-9

Formula

C9-H8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(E)-3-Phenyl-2-propenal; (E)-3-Phenylpropenal; (E)-Cinnamaldehyde; trans-Cinnamic aldehyde; trans-Cinnamylaldehyde; 2-Propenal, 3-phenyl-, (2E)-; 2-Propenal, 3-phenyl-, (E)- (9CI); Cinnamaldehyde, (E)-; [ChemIDplus] (E)-3-Phenylprop-2-enal; E-Cinnamyl aldehyde; trans-3-Phenyl-2-propenal; [CAMEO] trans-Benzenepropenal; (E)-Cinnamyl aldehyde; (E)-3-Phenylacrolein; trans-3-Phenylpropenal; [NTP]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Clear yellow liquid with a cinnamon odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in flavors and perfumes; [NTP]

Comments

Vapor or mist is irritating to eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract; No evidence of carcinogenicity in mice or rats; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

Comparative DNA microarray analysis of human monocyte derived dendritic cells and MUTZ-3 cells exposed to the moderate skin sensitizer cinnamaldehyde.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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