Veratraldehyde (CAS 120-14-9)

Products & Informations

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.


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

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 2gm/kg
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5gm/kg min



  • 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
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


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