Agent Name

4-Methylbenzaldehyde

CAS Number

104-87-0

Formula

C8-H8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Tolualdehyde; Benzaldehyde, 4-methyl-; p-Formyltoluene; p-Methylbenzaldehyde; p-Tolualdehyde; p-Toluylaldehyde; p-Tolylaldehyde; para-Methylbenzaldehyde; para-Tolualdehyde; para-Toluyl aldehyde; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

Colorless liquid with a floral odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in flavors, perfumes, and as an intermediate for pharmaceuticals and dyestuffs; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Dilute solutions of tolualdehydes did not induce skin sensitization in volunteers; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.25 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 2,200 mg/m3

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