Agent Name

Butyl heptanoate

CAS Number

5454-28-4

Formula

C11-H22-O2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Butyl heptoate; Butyl heptylate; Heptanoic acid, butyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Esters (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Ethylhexyl acetate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.08 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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