Agent Name

3-Cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde

Alternative Name

1,2,3,6-Tetrahydrobenzaldehyde

CAS Number

100-50-5

Formula

C7-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,3,6-Tetrahydrobenzaldehyde; 1,2,5,6-Tetrahydrobenzaldehyde; 1-Cyclohexene-4-carboxaldehyde; 1-Formyl-3-cyclohexene; 3-Cyclohexen-1-aldehyde; 4-Formylcyclohexene; Cyclohexene-4-carboxaldehyde; delta1-Tetrahydrobenzaldehyde; 4-Cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde; Cyclohex-3-ene-1-carbaldehyde; [ChemIDplus] UN2498

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

Liquid; [HSDB] Colorless to yellow liquid with an almond-like odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate (epoxides used in electrical insulator manufacturing) and agent for improving textile water resistance; [HSDB]

Comments

A strong tissue irritant; [HSDB] May cause burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] An irritant; May cause burns to eyes; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,000 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 57 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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