Phthalaldehyde CAS#643-79-8

PhthalaldehydeCAS 643-79-8

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Chemical Name: Phthalaldehyde

CAS No.:643-79-8

Molecular Fomula:C8H6O2

Molecular weight:134.13

Appearance:yellow powder

Sample: Available

Phthalaldehyde CAS#643-79-8

Description of Phthalaldehyde

o-Phthalaldehyde or ortho-phthalaldehyde (OPA) is the chemical compound with the formula C6H4(CHO)2. Often abbreviated OPA, the molecule is a dialdehyde, consisting of two formyl (CHO) groups attached to adjacent carbon centres on a benzene ring. This pale yellow solid is a building block in the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds and a reagent in the analysis of amino acids. OPA dissolves in water solution at pH < 11.5. Its solutions degrade upon UV illumination and exposure to air.

Basic Info of Phthalaldehyde

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Safety Info



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WGK Germany



UN2923 8/PG 2

Risk Statements

R25; R34; R43

Hazard Codes


Caution Statement

P273; P280; P301 + P310; P305 + P351 + P338; P310

Hazard Declaration

H301; H314; H317; H400


GHS05, GHS06, GHS09

Signal Word



Appearance & Physical State

Light yellow crystalline powder



Boiling Point

83-84ºC (0.7501 mmHg)

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Water Solubility



Stable. Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.

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What is Phthalaldehyde?

With the progress of science and technology and the development of society, chemical products have invariably permeated our daily lives, in medicine, food, cosmetics, electronics, industry, and other areas, becoming an essential part of our lives. One such product is Phthalaldehyde which has developed particularly rapidly in recent years. Do you know about Phthalaldehyde?

The official answer:Phthalaldehyde, light yellow crystals, sensitive to light and air, evaporates with water vapour. Soluble in water, ethanol, ether and organic solvents, slightly soluble in petroleum ether. Irritating.

What’s the application of Phthalaldehyde?

It is a pharmaceutical intermediate, the latest highly effective and safe antimicrobial disinfectant for external use, used as a disinfectant and sterilizer for endoscopic surgical instruments in hospitals, for the synthesis of the new anti-platelet aggregation drug indoporfin, and as an analytical reagent in the chemical field.


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