Agent Name

3,5,5-Trimethylhexanoic acid

CAS Number

3302-10-1

Formula

C9-H18-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hexanoic acid, 3,5,5-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] Isononanoic acid; Cekanoic C9 Acid; [IUCLID]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID]

Comments

A mild skin and strong eye irritant in rats; Based on studies of similar compounds, not expected to produce reproductive toxicity or developmental toxicity (at doses not maternally toxic); [IUCLID] Evidence of liver injury in females in 28-day oral study of rats at 200 mg/kg/day; Histopathological changes also observed in 4 of 5 females at 50 mg/kg/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA TSCATS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.23 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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