Agent Name

Nonanal

CAS Number

124-19-6

Formula

C9-H18-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Nonaldehyde; 1-Nonanal; 1-Nonyl aldehyde; Aldehyde C-9; C-9 aldehyde; NONYL ALDEHYDE,N-; Nonaldehyde; Nonanaldehyde; Nonanoic aldehyde; Nonoic aldehyde; Nonyl aldehyde; Nonylaldehyde; Nonylic aldehyde; Pelargonaldehyde; Pelargonic aldehyde; n-Nonaldehyde; n-Nonanal; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Colorless liquid with a floral odor; Insoluble in water (96 mg/L at 25 deg C); [HSDB] Brown liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in perfumes and foods (flavoring agent); [Hawley] Occurs in essential oils; [CAMEO] Occurs in citrus and rose oils; [Ullmann]

Comments

Category of C7-C9 aliphatic aldehydes and carboxylic acids: Members and supporting chemicals demonstrate low acute toxicity by oral, dermal, and inhalation exposures; toxicity in repeated-dose studies only at relatively high levels; no evidence of reproductive toxicity, developmental toxicity, or mutagenicity; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] A strong skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] A skin irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include lacrimation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.37 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 9,500 mg/m3/4h

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