Acetaldehyde

CAS Number

75-07-0

Synonym(s)

Acetic aldehyde; Ethanal; Ethyl aldehyde

Occurence(s)/Use(s)

Chemical intermediate in the production of perfumes, resins, and dyes; fruit and fish preservative, flavoring agent, denaturant for alcohol; solvent; component of tobacco smoke

More information about Acetaldehyde
C2H4O

Acute RELs

Acute REL (μg/m3): 
470
Species: 
Human
Acute REL Toxicologic Endpoint: 
Respiratory and eye irritation
Acute REL Target Organs: 
Respiratory system; eyes
Last Acute REL Revision: 
2008
Acute Reference Exposure Levels Comments: 

8-Hour RELs

8-Hour Inhalation REL (μg/m3): 
300
Last 8-Hour REL Revision: 
2013
8-Hour Reference Exposure Levels Comments: 

Chronic REL

Chronic Inhalation REL (μg/m3): 
140
Chronic Target Organs: 
Respiratory system
Human Data: 
No
Last Chronic REL Revision: 
2008
Chronic Reference Exposure Levels Comments: