Agent Name

1-Octacosanol

CAS Number

557-61-9

Formula

C28-H58-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Cluytyl alcohol; Montanyl alcohol; OCTACOSANOL-1; Octacosanol; Octacosyl alcohol; [ChemIDplus] n-Octacosanol; [Merck Index]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] White powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in vegetable waxes; [Merck Index]

Comments

Aliphatic alcohols are metabolized and eliminated efficiently; Not skin sensitizers; May have low-grade liver effects; CNS depression seen in shorter chain alcohols, e.g., 1-hexanol and 1-octanol; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Long Chain Alcohols (C6-22 primary aliphatic alcohols) - 2006

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