Agent Name

2,2,6-Trimethylcyclohexanone

CAS Number

2408-37-9

Formula

C9-H16-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,3-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexanone; 2,2,6-Trimethylcyclohexan-1-one; 2,6,6-Trimethylcyclohexan-1-one; 2,6,6-Trimethylcyclohexanone; Cyclohexanone, 2,2,6-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1224

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

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] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cyclohexanone."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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