Agent Name

1-Penten-3-ol

CAS Number

616-25-1

Formula

C5-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Ethylallyl alcohol; alpha-Ethylallyl alcohol; Ethyl vinyl carbinol; Vinyl ethyl carbinol; [ChemIDplus] Pent-1-en-3-ol; [JECFA] UN1987

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "3-Penten-2-ol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.68 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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