Agent Name

Allyl isovalerate

CAS Number

2835-39-4

Formula

C8-H14-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoate; 2-Propenyl isopentanoate; 2-Propenyl isovalerate; 3-Methylbutanoic acid, 2-propenyl ester; 3-Methylbutyric acid, allyl ester; Allyl 3-methylbutanoate; Allyl 3-methylbutyrate; Allyl isopentanoate; Allyl isovalerianate; Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 2-propenyl ester; Butyric acid, 3-methyl-, allyl ester; Isovaleric acid, allyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless to pale yellow liquid with an odor of overripe fruit; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fragrance in creams and lotions and as a flavoring agent; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen, tumorigen, and moderate skin irritant; Causes somnolence in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: "Irritants"; [HSDB] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; ADI = 0-0.12 mg/kg bw; [JECFA] A skin irritant; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

13 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 40 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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