Agent Name

3-Methyl-3-buten-1-ol

CAS Number

763-32-6

Formula

C5-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methyl-1-buten-4-ol; 3-Isopentenyl alcohol; Isobutenylcarbinol; Isoprenol; Isopropenylethyl alcohol; Methallylcarbinol; 3-Buten-1-ol, 3-methyl-; 3-Methylbut-3-en-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] 2-Methyl-4-hydroxy-1-butene; 3-Methyl-3-butenol; 3-Methylbuten-3-ol-1; 3-Methylenebutan-1-ol; [IUCLID] UN1987

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Naturally occurs in the volatiles of pineapple essence; Used to make fragrance ingredients; [IUCLID] A flavoring agent that naturally occurs in roasted chicken and wine; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] Used in fuel formulation, as a monomer in polymer production, and to make large scale and fine chemicals; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

No mortalities observed in rats exposed to saturated atmosphere at 20 degrees C for 8 hours; Causes eye but no skin irritation in rabbits; [IUCLID] Causes changes in urine composition and decreased immune response in 90-day intermittent inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] May cause serious eye injury; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A eye irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

20 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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