alpha-Amyl cinnamaldehyde

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MedKoo CAT#: 596156

CAS#: 122-40-7

Description: alpha-Amyl cinnamaldehyde is a common additive in perfume and cosmetic industry as aroma substance. It is found naturally in the essential oil of chamomile.

Chemical Structure

alpha-Amyl cinnamaldehyde
CAS# 122-40-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596156
Name: alpha-Amyl cinnamaldehyde
CAS#: 122-40-7
Chemical Formula: C14H18O
Exact Mass: 202.1358
Molecular Weight: 202.29
Elemental Analysis: C, 83.12; H, 8.97; O, 7.91

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Synonym: alpha-Amyl cinnamaldehyde; Amylcinnamal; FEMA No. 2061; Flomine; NSC 6649; NSC6649; NSC-6649;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (Z)-2-benzylideneheptanal


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H18O/c1-2-3-5-10-14(12-15)11-13-8-6-4-7-9-13/h4,6-9,11-12H,2-3,5,10H2,1H3/b14-11-


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 202.29 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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