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Acetaldehyde MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acetaldehyde
Tree Number(s)
D02.047.064
Unique ID
D000079
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079
Scope Note
A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of acetic acid, perfumes, and flavors. It is also an intermediate in the metabolism of alcohol. It has a general narcotic action and also causes irritation of mucous membranes. Large doses may cause death from respiratory paralysis.
Entry Term(s)
Ethanal
Registry Number
GO1N1ZPR3B
Related Numbers
75-07-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Acetaldehyde
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Acetaldehyde Preferred
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