p-tolualdehyde

CAS No. 104-87-0

Formula: C8H8O
Basic Info

4-Methylbenzaldehyde is a simple aromatic aldehyde. It is commercially available, but may be prepared from the Friedel-Crafts formylation of toluene with carbon monoxide and hydrogen chloride under Gattermann-Koch conditions:. 4-Methylbenzaldehyde has a cherry-like scent similar to benzaldehyde.

Formula
C8H8O
Molecular Weight
120.149
Exact Mass
120.058
LogP
1.8075
PSA
17.07
Synonyms

p-Tolualdehyde

p-Methyl benzaldehyde

Benzaldehyde, 4-methyl-

4-Methylbenzaldehyde

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
clear to pale yellow liquid
Density
1.015
Boiling Point
204-205ºC
Melting Point
-6ºC
Flash Point
80ºC
Refractive Index
1.542-1.548
Water Solubility
0.25 g/L (25 ºC)
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Storage Condition
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Vapor Pressure
0.263mmHg at 25°C
Safety Info
RTECS
CU7034500
Safety Statements
S26-S37/39
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R22; R36/38
HS Code
2912299000
Packing Group
I; II; III
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : 90 MHz in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : liquid film
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Mass Spectrum Mass
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Raman Spectrum Raman : 4880 A,200 M,liquid
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