Lauraldehyde; Dodecyl aldehyde
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|Molar mass||184.32 g·mol−1|
|Density||0.83 g cm−3|
|Melting point||12 °C (54 °F; 285 K)|
|Boiling point||257 °C (495 °F; 530 K)|
EU classification (DSD)
|Flash point||114 °C (237 °F; 387 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Dodecanal, also known as lauraldehyde or dodecyl aldehyde, is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)10CHO. This colourless liquid is a component of many fragrances. It occurs naturally in citrus oils, but commercial samples are usually produced from dodecanol by dehydrogenation.
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