Product Specification

Product: Benzaldehyde, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   Synonyms: BENZENE CARBOXALDEHYDE, BENZENEMETHYLAL, BENZOIC ALDEHYDE, NATURAL ROASTED CASSIA OIL
   Product Number: 0212700NAT
   FEMA Number: 2127
   CAS Number: 100-52-7

Organeoleptic and Physical Properties
   Appearance: COLORLESS TO PALE YELLOW LIQUID
   Sensory Properties: BITTER ALMOND, FRAGRANT, AROMATIC, SWEET, BURNING
   Molecular Formula: C7 H6 O
   Molecular Weight: 106.12
   Purity (by G.C.): 98.5% MINIMUM
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C: 1.0350 - 1.0460
   Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.5410 - 1.5470
   Optical Rotation:
   Acid Value:
   Melting Point (C): -55.6
   Boiling Point (C): 178-179
   Flash Point (C) (Closed Cup): 64
   Percent Alcohol (v/v): N/A

Suggested Storage Conditions
  Store at 40-70 F in tightly sealed original containers. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.
Shelf Life: 12 months after the last date of QC approval, or date of shipment, under recommended storage conditions or as otherwise noted.

Additional Data

  Low autoignition temperature (378 F); must be kept away from areas of high temperature such as high-pressure steam lines. Rags that have been used to wipe up spills of benzaldehyde have been known to under go spontaneous combustion. Care should be taken when disposing of these rags. Store under Nitrogen Blanket, allow no more than 25% headspace.