Agent Name

Falcarinol

CAS Number

21852-80-2

Formula

C17-H24-O

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Panaxynol; 1,9-Heptadecadiene-4,6-diyn-3-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Toxins

Sources/Uses

Found in the oleic acid of Araliaceae, Umbelliferae, and other plants; Similar to cicutoxin; [ChemIDplus] The allergen of English and Algerian ivy; [REPROTOX]

Comments

Causes contact dermatitis as the allergen in English ivy; [HSDB] See "Cicutoxin."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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