Agent Name

1,2-Octanediol

CAS Number

1117-86-8

Formula

C8-H18-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Dihydroxyoctane; 1,2-Octylene glycol; [ChemIDplus] Octane-1,2-diol; [CBW MSDS]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

White solid; mp = 30-35 deg C; [CBW MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in cosmetic and pharmaceutic preparations; [CBW MSDS]

Comments

A severe eye irritant that may cause serious injury; [CBW MSDS] See "2-Octanol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure = 1.05 mm Hg at 90 deg C; [CBW MSDS]

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