Agent Name

Dodecanal

Alternative Name

Lauryl aldehyde

CAS Number

112-54-9

Formula

C12-H24-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Lauryl aldehyde; 1-Dodecanal; 1-Dodecyl aldehyde; Aldehyde C-12, lauric; C-12 aldehyde, lauric; C12 aldehyde; Dodecanaldehyde; Duodecylic aldehyde; Lauraldehyde; Lauric aldehyde; Lauric aldehyde (natural); n-Dodecanal; n-Dodecyl aldehyde; n-Dodecylic aldehyde; n-Lauraldehyde; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Colorless solid or liquid with a strong floral odor; [Hawley] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in perfumes and as a flavoring agent; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

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