Agent Name

3-Octen-2-one

CAS Number

1669-44-9

Formula

C8-H14-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Oct-3-en-2-one; Methyl hexenyl ketone; [JECFA] UN1224

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Mesityl oxide" and "6-Methylhept-5-en-2-one."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Ketones, liquid, n.o.s."

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