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2,4-Dimethylbenzaldehyde (2,4-DBAL)

Abbreviation 2,4-DBAL / 2,4-Dimethylbenzaldehyde



2,4DBAL is benzaldehyde which is widely used for flavor and fragrance agents, medicals, agro-chemicals, pigments, resin additives and others.

Chemical formula:C9H10O

Molecular weight: 134.2

Physical Properties
Appearance, visual Colorless liquid
Purity, % 99.7
Color, HAZEN 10
Boiling Point, ℃ 215-216
Melting Point, ℃ -11
Vapor Pressure, 25℃, mmHg 0.3
Acid value, mgKOH/g 0.1
Specific gravity, 20℃ 1.016
Odor Aromatic odor
Solubility Soluble in ethanol, ether and toluene. Insoluble in water
Purity, GC, % 98 min
Color, spectrophotometry, HAZEN 50 max
Acid value, titration, mgKOH/g 1.5 max
Container Information Available in 200 Kg steel drums
Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Extinguishing media
Small fire: Carbon dioxide
Large fire: Water spray
Health safety precautions
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapor.
Wash thoroughly the face, the hands after handling.
Storage conditions
Store in cool and dry place.


For specific safety, handling and toxicity information, please refer to the current Material Safety Data Sheet.

First Aid
If inhaled
Remove to fresh air immediately. Call a physician.
Skin contact
Wash exposed area thoroughly with plenty of soap and water while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
Eye contact
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water enough. Call a physician.
If swallwed
Immediately give 2 large glasses of water if victim is conscious. Call a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Chemical Registration CAS: 15764-16-6
Numbers EINECS: 239-856-7
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