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Substance Name: Glycolaldehyde
RN: 141-46-8
UNII: W0A0XPU08U
InChIKey: WGCNASOHLSPBMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H4-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 60.0516
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Glycolaldehyde

Synonyms

  • 4-01-00-03955 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 0506029
  • CCRIS 2613
  • Diose
  • EINECS 205-484-9
  • GLYCOALDEHYDE
  • Glycolaldehyde
  • Glycolic aldehyde
  • Hydroxyacetaldehyde
  • Methylol formaldehyde
  • Monomethylolformaldehyde
  • NSC 67935
  • UNII-W0A0XPU08U

Systematic Names

  • Acetaldehyde, hydroxy- (9CI)
  • Glycolaldehyde
  • Glycollaldehyde

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 141-46-8

FDA UNII

  • W0A0XPU08U

System Generated Number

  • 0000141468

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H4O2/c3-1-2-4/h1,4H,2H2

InChIKey

WGCNASOHLSPBMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(C=O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 280mg/kg (280mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 71, Pg. 84, 1983.
rat LDLo oral 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: OTHER CHANGES American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Vol. 45, Pg. 46, 1966.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 97 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -1.630 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.00E+06 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 4.970 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 2.42E-08 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 9.90E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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