|Other names|| cuminaldehyde|
|Molecular formula||C10 H12O|
|Molar mass||148.20 g/mol|
|Density and phase||0.979 g/cm3, liquid|
|Solubility in water||insol.|
|Soluble in alc., ether|
|Melting point||? °C (? K)|
|Boiling point||235 °C|
|Viscosity||? cP at ? °C|
|Flash point||93 °C|
|R/S statement|| R: 22 |
|Related compounds|| benzaldehyde|
| Except where noted otherwise, data are given for|
materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references
Cuminaldehyde is a constituent of the essential oils of eucalyptus, myrrh, cassia, cumin and others. It has a pleasant smell and contributes to the aroma of these oils. It is used commercially in perfumes and other cosmetics.
Cuminaldehyde can be prepared synthetically by the reduction of 4-isopropylbenzoyl chloride or by the formylation of cumene.
The thiosemicarbazone of cuminaldehyde has antiviral properties.
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