Agent Name

2-Phenylpropanol-1

CAS Number

1123-85-9

Formula

C9-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Hydroxy-2-phenylpropane; 1-Propanol, 2-phenyl-; 2-Methyl-2-phenylethanol; 2-Phenylpropan-1-ol; 2-Phenylpropyl alcohol; Benzeneethanol, beta-methyl-; beta-Methylbenzeneethanol; beta-Methylphenethyl alcohol; beta-Phenylpropyl alcohol; Hydratropic alcohol; Hydratropyl alcohol; Phenethyl alcohol, beta-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Phenyl-1-propanol; 2-Phenylpropanol; [JECFA]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Causes changes in liver, bladder, and kidney weights, changes in erythrocyte count, normocytic anemia, and weight loss in 13-week oral studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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