Agent Name

3-Decanone

CAS Number

928-80-3

Formula

C10-H20-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Ethyl heptyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ketones (<C12)

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 cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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