Agent Name

2-Cyclohexylethanol

CAS Number

4442-79-9

Formula

C8-H16-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Cyclohexylethyl alcohol; Ethanol, 2-cyclohexyl-; Hexahydrophenylethyl alcohol; Cyclohexaneethanol; Cyclohexylethanol; [ChemIDplus] 2-Cyclohexylethan-1-ol; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Reportedly occurs in essential oils; Used as a flavoring agent; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cyclohexanol."

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