Agent Name

1-Phenyl-1-propanol

CAS Number

93-54-9

Formula

C9-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Phenyl-1-hydroxypropane; 1-Phenylpropanol; 1-Phenylpropyl alcohol; 1-Propanol, 1-phenyl-; alpha-Ethylbenzenemethanol; alpha-Ethylbenzyl alcohol; alpha-Hydroxypropylbenzene; Benzenemethanol, alpha-ethyl-; Benzyl alcohol, alpha-ethyl-; Bilergon; Carbicol; Choleda; Ejibil; Epatoxfen; Ethyl phenyl carbinol; Felicur; Felitrope; Fenicol; Fenicol (VAN); Fepar; Gallenperlen; Livonal; Phenicol; Phenychol; Phenycholon; Phenyl ethyl carbinol; Phenylaethylcarbinol [German]; Phenylchol; Phenylcholon; Phenylpropanol; SH 261; Unichol; 1-Phenylpropan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] omega-Ethylbenzyl alcohol; [Merck Index]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Oily liquid with a mild ester-like odor; [Merck Index] Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a heat transfer medium, in perfumery, and as a choleretic; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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