This colorless liquid has a characteristic almond-like odor. Benzaldehyde is the primary component of bitter almond oil and can be extracted from a number of other natural sources. Synthetic benzaldehyde is the flavoring agent in imitation almond extract, which is used to flavor cakes and other baked goods.
|Appearance & Physical State:||colorless liquid|
|Stability:||Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, reducing agents, steam. Air, light and moisture-sensitive.|
|Storage Condition:||Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.|
|Vapor Pressure:||4 mm Hg ( 45 °C)|
|Vapor Density:||3.7 (vs air)|
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