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Physical & Chemical properties

Appearance / physical state / colour

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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Reliable handbook

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
The Merck Index. 14th edition
Author:
O’Neil M.J. (ed)
Year:
2006

Materials and methods

Test guidelineopen allclose all
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.6302 (Color)
Qualifier:
equivalent or similar to guideline
Guideline:
EPA OPPTS 830.6303 (Physical State)

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Salicylaldehyde
EC Number:
201-961-0
EC Name:
Salicylaldehyde
Cas Number:
90-02-8
Molecular formula:
C7H6O2
IUPAC Name:
salicylaldehyde

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Remarks:
Oily liquid
Form / colour / odour
Colour:
Colourless
Odour:
other: almond like odour
Substance type:
organic

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
2-Hydroxybenzaldehyde is colourless oily liquid with almond like odour.