Agent Name

(2S)-2-Octanol

CAS Number

6169-06-8

Formula

C8-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Octanol (S); 2-Octanol, (2S)-; 2-Octanol, (S)-; d-Octan-2-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make perfumes, in disinfectant soaps, to prevent foaming, and as solvent for fats and waxes; [Merck Index]

Comments

A strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Octanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.19 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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