Agent Name

Cyclododecanol

CAS Number

1724-39-6

Formula

C12-H24-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Solid; [IUCLID] Fine white crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; Its esters and ethers are used as fragrances; [Ullmann]

Comments

Higher alcohols are not highly toxic in the industrial setting; Can cause liver injury, somnolence, and respiratory depression in experimental animals; [HSDB] LD50 (rats) >2.5 g/kg; Not a skin, eye, or mucous membrane irritant; [Ullmann] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000379 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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