Agent Name

1-Octen-3-one

CAS Number

4312-99-6

Formula

C8-H14-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Amyl vinyl ketone; Vinyl amyl ketone; [ChemIDplus] Oct-1-en-3-one; [JECFA]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May polymerize; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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