para-tolualdehyde
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  • Organoleptics
      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :fruity
        Odor Strength :high ,
        recommend smelling in a 5.00 % solution or less
        Odor Description:
        at 5.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
        fruity cherry deep phenolic
        Substantivity :120 Hour(s)
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :pale yellow clear oily liquid (est)
        Assay : 97.00 to 100.00 % 
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :No
        Specific Gravity :1.01200 to 1.01800 @  25.00 °C.
        Pounds per Gallon - (est). : 8.421 to  8.471
        Refractive Index :1.54200 to 1.54800 @  20.00 °C.
        Optical Rotation :-2.00 to +1.00
        Melting Point : -6.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Boiling Point : 204.00 to  205.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Acid Value : 2.00 max. KOH/g
        Vapor Pressure :0.263000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C.
        Vapor Density :4.2 ( Air = 1 )
        Flash Point : 176.00 °F. TCC ( 80.00 °C. )
        logP (o/w) : 2.100 (est)
        Shelf Life : 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
        Storage :store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light. store under nitrogen.
        Storage :store under nitrogen.
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Most important hazard(s) :Xn - Harmful.
          R 22 - Harmful if swallowed.
        R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
        S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
        S 20/21 - When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
        S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
        S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
        S 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
        Oral/Parenteral Toxicity : 
          oral-rat LD50  1600 mg/kg
        BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
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        intraperitoneal-rat LD50  800 mg/kg
        BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
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        oral-mouse LD50  3200 mg/kg
        BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
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        intraperitoneal-mouse LD50  400 mg/kg
        BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER
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        Dermal Toxicity : 
          skin-rat LD50 2500 mg/kg
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        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          inhalation-rat LC > 2200 mg/m3
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  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavor and fragrance agents
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU) :160.00 (μg/capita/day)
        Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI) :9100 (μg/person/day)
        Threshold of Concern :1800 (μg/person/day)
        Structure Class :I
        Recommendation for para-tolualdehyde fragrance usage levels up to :
          0.8000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
         
        Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
        Note : mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
         average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
        Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0) : 15.0300017.74000
        Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0) : --
        Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0) : --
        Processed fruit (04.1) : --
        Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2) : --
        Confectionery (05.0) : 56.26000111.20000
        Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0) : --
        Bakery wares (07.0) : 25.8200033.56000
        Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0) : --
        Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0) : --
        Eggs and egg products (10.0) : --
        Sweeteners, including honey (11.0) : --
        Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0) : --
        Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0) : --
        Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1) : 9.9100013.29000
        Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2) : 6.2300012.70000
        Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0) : --
        Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0) : --
  • Safety References
Fragrance Demo Formulas
4-methylbenzaldehyde (Click)
CAS Number : 104-87-0
ESIS EC# (EINECS) :203-246-9
Beilstein Number :0385772
MDL :MFCD00006954
FEMA Number :3068
CoE Number :115
XlogP3 :2.10 (est)
Molecular Weight :120.15096000
Formula :C8 H8 O
BioActivity Summary :listing
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :flavor and fragrance agents
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Flavis Number :05.029 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings :05.029  p-tolualdehyde

FEMA Number :3068  p-tolualdehyde
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4-methylbenzaldehyde
Synonyms :
 benzaldehyde, 4-methyl-
p-cresyl aldehyde
para-cresyl aldehyde
p-formyl toluene
para-formyl toluene
p-formyltoluene
para-formyltoluene
4-methyl benzaldehyde
p-methyl benzaldehyde
para-methyl benzaldehyde
4-methylbenzaldehyde
p-methylbenzaldehyde
para-methylbenzaldehyde
p-methylbenzaldehyde R
4-tolualdehyde
p-tolualdehyde
p-toluyl aldehyde
para-toluyl aldehyde
4-toluylaldehyde
p-toluylaldehyde
p-tolyl aldehyde
para-tolyl aldehyde
para-tolyl aldehyde extra
 tolyl aldehyde para
p-tolylaldehyde
Similar Items: note
meta-tolualdehyde
ortho-tolualdehyde
 tolualdehydes (mixed o/m/p)
Soluble in :
 alcohol
 water, 2270 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in :
 water
Stability :
 non-discoloring in most media
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