Alfa Aesar 3-Phenylpropionaldehyde, 95%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1036730
3-Phenylpropionaldehyde is used as a flavoring agent. It is also used in the preparation of cinnamaldehyde, 2-chloro hydrocinnamaldehyde by alfa chlorination and mixture of homopropargyl alcohols. It serves as a precursor for the synthesis of mixture of syn- and anti-beta-hydroxyallylsilanes by hydroboration of allenylsilane. It is also involved in the catalytic asymmetric cyanosilylation to prepare (2S)-2-hydroxy-4-phenylbutanenitrile. Further, it undergoes Henry reaction to form nitroaldols by reacting with nitromethane.
Miscible with chloroform, dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, alcohol and ether. Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
|222° to 223°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : MW4890000
TSCA : TSCA