Agent Name

Ethyl vanillin

CAS Number

121-32-4

Formula

C9-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Ethoxy-4-formylphenol; 3-Ethoxy-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde; 3-Ethoxyprotocatechualdehyde; 4-Hydroxy-3-ethoxybenzaldehyde; Benzaldehyde, 3-ethoxy-4-hydroxy-; Bourbonal; Ethavan; Ethovan; Ethyl protal; Ethylprotal; Ethylprotocatechualdehyde-3-ethyl ether; Ethylprotocatechuic aldehyde; Ethylvanillin; Protocatechuic aldehyde ethyl ether; Quantrovanil; Vanilal; Vanillal; Vanillin, ethyl-; Vanirom; Vanirome; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

Colorless, white, or slightly yellow solid with an intense vanilla odor; [HSDB] White crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in perfumes, flavors, and organic synthesis; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; [HSDB] Causes liver injury in high-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Vanillin."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.04E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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