Agent Name

Bicyclohexanone

Alternative Name

(1,1'-Bicyclohexyl)-2-one

CAS Number

90-42-6

Formula

C12-H20-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(1,1'-Bicyclohexyl)-2-one; 2-Cyclohexylcyclohexanone; Cyclohexanone, 2-cyclohexyl- (6CI); Lavamenthe; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fragrance; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes abnormal liver function test results in 60 day rat feeding experiments; Ataxia and weakness in inhalation studies: TCLo (rat) = 2928.7 mg/m3; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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