Agent Name

Liatris oil

CAS Number

8024-14-4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Liatrix oil; Liatrix oleoresin; Oils, liatrix; Vanilla plant; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Sources/Uses

Volatile oil from leaves of plants native to the US Southeast; Used in perfumes and in smoking, chewing, and snuff tobacco; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Essential oils"; Essential oils can cause CNS depression and aspiration pneumonia after ingestion; Commercial products of essential oils usually contain concentrations of 1% to 20%, and a potentially toxic exposure is 5-15 mL; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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