Agent Name

Cycloheptanone

CAS Number

502-42-1

Formula

C7-H12-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Ketocycloheptane; Ketoheptamethylene; Suberon; Suberone; [ChemIDplus] UN1224

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid with a peppermint odor; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used for research and as an intermediate; [Hawley] Used as a food additive; [HSDB]

Comments

Effects in high-dose animal studies include excitement, cardiac arrhythmias, and coma; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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