Agent Name

2,3,4-Trimethyl-3-pentanol

CAS Number

3054-92-0

Formula

C8-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,1-Diisopropylethanol; 2,3,4-Trimethyl-3-pentanol [FHFI]; 3-Pentanol, 2,3,4-trimethyl-; Diisopropylmethylcarbinol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Light brown or yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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