Agent Name

1-Pentadecanol

CAS Number

629-76-5

Formula

C15-H32-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pentadecanol; Pentadecyl alcohol; n-1-Pentadecanol; n-Pentadecanol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Solid; [Reference #1] White solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used strictly as an intermediate; [EPA ChAMP] Long chain alcohols are naturally produced by all living organisms; [Reference #1]

Comments

Low toxicity, but overexposure can cause CNS depression and prolonged skin contact causes irritation; [CHRIS] 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; No evidence of adverse effects on reproductive organs, fertility, or the developing fetus in repeated dose animal studies; Not likely to be carcinogenic; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Reference Link

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.8E-5 mm Hg

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