Agent Name

n-Valeraldehyde

CAS Number

110-62-3

Formula

C5-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Amyl aldehyde; Amylaldehyde; Butyl formal; Pentanal; Valeral; Valeraldehyde; Valerianic aldehyde; Valeric acid aldehyde; Valeric aldehyde; Valeryl aldehyde; Valerylaldehyde; n-Pentanal; n-Valeraldehyde; n-Valeraldehyde (natural); n-Valeric aldehyde; [ChemIDplus] UN2058

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Colorless liquid with a strong, acrid, pungent odor; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used in flavors, resins, and rubber accelerators; [HSDB]

Comments

If left on clothing, can cause reddening of skin; [CHRIS] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] See "ALDEHYDES."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

50 ppm

Vapor Pressure

50 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

0.02 ppm

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,000 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 12 deg C; Odor threshold from CHEMINFO;

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

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