Benzaldehyde presents naturally in bitter almond oil, patchouli oil, and hyacinth oil. It appears colorless liquid with a characteristic almond-like odor. There are three methods to synthesize benzaldehyde: toluene oxidation, catalytic dehydrogenation of benzyl alcohol, and hydrolysis of dichlorobenzyl methane.

Benzaldehyde is widely used in chemical industry, especially in the preparation of perfumes, flavorings, and pharmaceuticals.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Artificial Almond Oil | benzenecarbonal | Benzoic aldehyde
CAS 100-52-7
EINECS 202-860-4
FEMA 2127
HS.CODE 290200
Molecular Formula C6H5CHO
Moleclar Weight 106.12

Application & Uses

  • used as the agent of Painkillers, antipyretics, and sedatives.
  • used as food additives for baked goods, soft drinks and sugar. In America and Europe market, it is widely used in marzipan, kind of soft sweets.
  • used as tanning agent
  • used as antiseptic and antibacterial aromatizer
  • used as dyes and brighteners
  • used as ingredients of perfume and essential oil with relaxing bitter almond aroma.
  • used as plasticizer

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless liquid with a characteristic almond-like odor
Content, % 99.0 min
Density, @20℃ 1.044 to 1.049
Acidity, As Benzoic Acid, % 1.0 max
Color, @Hazen 50 max
Chloride, ppm 500 max
LD50 oral, rat 1300mg/kg


  • Drum, 200kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H227/302+332/315/319/335/401/412
P-Code P210/261/264/270/271/273/280
Response P301+P312+P330 P302+P352 P304+P340+P312 P305+P351+P338 P332+P313 P337+P313 P370+P378
Storage P403+P233 P403+P235 P405
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S24 | R-phrases: R22


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place

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