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      MSDS
       
4-methyl salicylaldehyde
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      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :fruity
        Odor Strength :high ,
        recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
        Odor Description:
        at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
        bitter almond phenolic
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :colorless to pale yellow crystalline powder (est)
        Assay : 98.00 to 100.00 % 
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :No
        Melting Point : 58.00 to  61.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Boiling Point : 760.00 to  223.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Vapor Pressure :0.081000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
        Flash Point : 190.00 °F. TCC ( 87.78 °C. )
        logP (o/w) : 1.987 (est)
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Most important hazard(s) :Xi - Irritant
          R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
        S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
        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 : 
          gavage-rat LD50  [sex: M,F] 1520 mg/kg
        (Mondino, 1982)

        oral-rat LD50  [sex: M,F] 1520 mg/kg
        (Peano & Berruto, 1982)

        Dermal Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          Not determined
  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavoring agents
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU) :0.61 (μg/capita/day)
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA) :0.30 (μg/capita/day)
        Recommendation for 4-methyl salicylaldehyde fragrance usage levels up to :
         not for fragrance use.
  • Safety References
      • Safety References
        European Food Safety Athority(efsa) :Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...
        European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s) :
        Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 20 (FGE.20): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical group 23:page or pdf
        Flavouring Group Evaluation 52 (FGE.52): Consideration of hydroxy- and alkoxy-substituted benzyl derivatives evaluated by JECFA (57th meeting) structurally related to benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters evaluated by EFSA in FGE.20 (2005) (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC):page or pdf
        Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 1 (FGE.20Rev1): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids and related esters from chemical group 23:page or pdf
        Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 2 (FGE.20Rev2): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical groups 23 and 30:page or pdf
        Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 3(FGE.20Rev3): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical groups 23 and 30:page or pdf
        EPI System :View
        Chemicalize.org :Calculate predicted properties
        EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA) :698-27-1
        EPA ACToR :Toxicology Data
        National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases :Data
        WGK Germany :3
         2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde
        Chemidplus :0000698271
2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde (Click)
CAS Number : 698-27-1
ESIS EC# (EINECS) :211-813-7
MDL :MFCD00799550
CoE Number :2130
XlogP3 :1.70 (est)
Molecular Weight :136.15016000
Formula :C8 H8 O2
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring :898  2-hydroxy-4-methyl benzaldehyde
Flavis Number :05.091 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings :05.091  2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde

FEMA Number :3697  2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde
FDA Mainterm : 2-HYDROXY-4-METHYLBENZALDEHYDE
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2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde
Synonyms :
 benzaldehyde, 2-hydroxy-4-methyl-
2,4-cresotaldehyde
2-formyl-5-methylphenol
2-hydroxy-4-methyl benzaldehyde
2-hydroxy-4-methyl-benzaldehyde
2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde
4-methyl salicylic aldehyde
4-methyl-2-hydroxybenzaldehyde
4-methylsalicyclic aldehyde
3-methylsalicylaldehyde
4-methylsalicylaldehyde
m-homosalicylaldehyde
meta-homosalicylaldehyde
homosalicylaldehyde, m-
Soluble in :
 alcohol
 water, very slightly
 water, 2175 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in :
 water
Stability :
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