Agent Name

(C6-C12) Alkyl alcohol

CAS Number

68603-15-6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

C6-12 Alcohols; C6-C12 Alkyl alcohol; Fair 85; Fatty alcohols; SDA 13-060-00; Off-Shoot T; Alcohols, C6-12; Mixed fatty alcohols (C6-C12); [ChemIDplus] Alcohol C 110 undecylic ramified; C7-C9 Neodol; C7-C9 SHF alcohols; C9-C11 Neodol; C9-C11 SHF alcohols; Dobanol 91; LIAL 111; [IUCLID] 108-85 Alcohol; [BASF MSDS]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] Clear liquid with a fatty alcohol odor; [BASF MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Registered as a sucker control agent for tobacco; [NPRIS] Used as a fuel and chemical intermediate; [IUCLID] Long chain alcohols are natural products of all living organisms; [Reference #1]

Comments

"Contains 0.5% hexanol; 42% octanol; 56% decanol; 1.5% dodecanol." [ChemIDplus] 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; [Reference #1] CNS effects (ataxia, tremors, and narcosis) in repeated dose study of dogs at 1,000 mg/kg/day; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [BASF MSDS]

Reference Link

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

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 237 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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