Agent Name

3-Phenyl-1-propanol

CAS Number

122-97-4

Formula

C9-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Phenylpropanol-1; (3-Hydroxypropyl)benzene; 1-Hydroxy-3-phenylpropane; 1-Propanol, 3-phenyl-; 3-Benzenepropanol; 3-Phenyl-1-propanol (natural); 3-Phenyl-n-propanol; 3-Phenylpropanol; 3-Phenylpropyl alcohol; Benzenepropanol; Benzylethyl alcohol; Dihydrocinnamal alcohol; gamma-Phenylpropanol; Hydrocinnamic alcohol; Hydrocinnamyl alcohol; Phenylpropyl alcohol; 3-Phenylpropan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] gamma-Phenylpropyl alcohol; [RTECS] Phenethyl carbinol; 3-Hydroxy-1-phenylpropane; [JECFA]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Another member of the benzene alkyl alcohols cluster demonstrates skin and eye irritation in experimental animals; Low toxicity in repeated-dose dermal study; No evidence of toxicity to reproductive organs; Moderate developmental toxicity in one study and high developmental toxicity in another (less well documented); [EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization] A moderate skin irritant; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] Fragrance ingredient with positive human patch test results (2 of 218 patients), but insufficient data to classify as "established contact allergen in humans"; [ToxPlanet: EC: SCCS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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