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Testing Status of alpha-Methyl cinnamaldehyde M200070


CASRN: 101-39-3

Formula: C10-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • alpha-methylcinnamic aldehyde
  • 2-Propenal, 2-methyl-3-phenyl- (9CI)

Known Uses

Perfumes, food additive, natural constituent of cinnamon oil (Merck 1989). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (543228)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (981636)  Completed 
    •  Negative