Agent Name

Butyloctanol

CAS Number

3913-02-8

Formula

C12-H26-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butyl-1-octanol; 2-Butyloctanol; 2-Butyloctyl alcohol; 5-(Hydroxymethyl)undecane; 1-Octanol, 2-butyl-; 2-Butyloctan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] ISOFOL 12 Alcohol; [Sasol MSDS]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless oily liquid with a sweet odor; [Sasol MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for industrial and institutional cleaning; [Sasol MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; [RTECS] An eye irritant; Ingestion may cause CNS depression, irritation, vomiting, diarrhea, and lung injury from aspiration; [Sasol MSDS] See "Diisobutyl carbinol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure = 7.5 mm Hg at 117 deg C; [Sasol MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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