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Undecanal, also known as undecyl aldehyde, is an organic compound with the chemical formula C10H21CHO. It is an eleven-carbon aldehyde. A colourless, oily liquid, undecanal is a component of perfumes. Although it occurs naturally in citrus oils, it is produced commercially by hydroformylation of decene.[1]

Undecanal
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Names
Other names
Undecyl aldehyde
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
DrugBank
ECHA InfoCard 100.003.611
EC Number 203-972-6
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Properties
C11H22O
Molar mass 170.30 g·mol−1
Appearance colourless oil
Density 0.825 g cm−3
Melting point −2 °C (28 °F; 271 K)
Boiling point 120 to 122 °C (248 to 252 °F; 393 to 395 K)
Hazards
GHS pictograms The exclamation-mark pictogram in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
GHS signal word Warning
H315, H412
P264, P273, P280, P302+352, P321, P332+313, P362, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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It has been registered under the EU REACH scheme at >1000 tonnes by Oxea, which confirms the status as irritant.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Christian Kohlpaintner, Markus Schulte, Jürgen Falbe, Peter Lappe, Jürgen Weber, Guido D. Frey, "Aldehydes, Aliphatic", Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, doi:10.1002/14356007.a01_321.pub3
  2. ^ http://apps.echa.europa.eu/registered/data/dossiers/DISS-9d84f5d2-6b83-52c9-e044-00144f67d249/DISS-9d84f5d2-6b83-52c9-e044-00144f67d249_DISS-9d84f5d2-6b83-52c9-e044-00144f67d249.html