Veratraldehyde is a crystalline solid with a woody, vanillalike odor.

Veratraldehyde can be prepared by methylation of vanillin or by methylation of vanillin and dimethyl sulfate. It is also found in peppermint, ginger, raspberry, and other fruits.
It is used in oriental and warm, woody fragrances, as well as in flavor compositions for vanilla notes.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Vanilline Methyl Ether | Methyl Vanilline | 3,4-Dimethoxybenzaldehyde | Veratric aldehyde
CAS 120-14-9
EINECS 204-373-2
FEMA 3109
HS.CODE 291229
Molecular Formula C9H10O3
Moleclar Weight 166.18

Application & Uses

  • Used as an antifungal agent
  • Used as a flavorant and odorant
  • Used in pharmaceutical industry to synthesize methyldopa
  • Used in the production of veterinary drug sulfonamide synergist.
  • Used for the synthesis of antibiotic drugs.

Sales Specification

Appearance White to yellow sheet crystal
Assay, @GC, % 99 min
Odor A woody, vanillalike odor
LD50 oral, rat 2gm/kg
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5gm/kg min


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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H302/315
P-Code P264/270/280
Response P301+P312+P330 P302+P352 P332+P313 P362+P364
Disposal P501
UN Number: UN 1993 3/PG 3 |  S-phrases: S16 | R-phrases: R10


  • the temperature should not exceed 37 °C
  • 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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