Agent Name

2,4-Hexadien-1-ol

CAS Number

111-28-4

Formula

C6-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Hydroxy-2,4-hexadiene; 2,4-Hexadienol; Hexacose; Hexadenol; Hexakose; Hexene-ol; Hexenol; 2,4-Hexadien-1-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Solid with an agreeable odor of freshly cut grass; mp = 30.5-31.5 deg C; [Merck Index] Colorless solid with a green herbal odor; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in organic chemistry; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

A severe eye and moderate skin irritant; Causes gastrointestinal changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] This CAS number refers to the unspecified stereoisomer; Unstable in air; An irritant; [Merck Index] A skin and eye irritant; Harmful by skin absorption; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

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