Molecular Weight:142.23862 g/mol
Melting point: −18 °C (0 °F; 255 K)
Boiling point: 191 °C (376 °F; 464 K)
Solubility in water: Insoluble
Nonanal, aswell alleged nonanaldehyde, pelargonaldehyde or Aldehyde C-9, is an alkyl aldehyde. A colourless, adipose liquid, nonanal is a basic of perfumes. Although it occurs in several accustomed oils, it is produced commercially by hydroformylation of 1-octene.
Nonanal has been articular as a admixture that attracts Culex mosquitoes. Nonanal acts synergistically with carbon dioxide.