Agent Name

Methylheptenone

CAS Number

409-02-9

Formula

C8-H14-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl heptenone; Heptenone, methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Found in oil of lemon grass; Used in organic synthesis and in perfumes and flavoring; [Hawley]

Comments

No sensitization when patch testing 3% in petrolatum on 25 volunteers; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

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