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Testing Status of Phenylglyoxal M950096


CASRN: 1074-12-0

Formula: C8-H6-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benezeneacetaldehyde, alpha-oxo (9CI)
  • Benzoylcarboxaldehyde
  • Benzoylformaldehyde
  • Glyoxal, phenyl (8CI)
  • PG
  • 1-Phenyl-1,2-ethanedione
  • Phenylglyoxal monohydrate

Known Uses

Used as a biochemical reagent; used as a starting material/chemical intermediate in organic syntheses & in pharmaceutical, agrochemical, electronic & dye manufacture; used as a bioanalytical fluorogenic reagent. Investigated as an antimicrobial for food use.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A59571)  Completed 
    •  Positive