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W236217

Sigma-Aldrich

Decanal

natural, ≥97%, FG

Synonym(s):
Caprinaldehyde, Decyl aldehyde
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)8CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
156.27
FEMA Number:
2362
Beilstein:
1362530
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
98c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.010
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

Cocos nucifera

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 182.60

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

~0.15 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥97%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.428 (lit.)

bp

207-209 °C (lit.)

density

0.83 g/mL at 20 °C
0.83 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

tree nuts

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

orange; floral; waxy; citrus; sweet

SMILES string

[H]C(=O)CCCCCCCCC

InChI

1S/C10H20O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11/h10H,2-9H2,1H3

InChI key

KSMVZQYAVGTKIV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Decanal is one of the volatile flavor compounds found in orange juices and beef.

Packaging

25 g in poly bottle
100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

181.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

83 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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