Agent Name

2-Tridecanone

CAS Number

593-08-8

Formula

C13-H26-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Tridecanone (natural); Hendecyl methyl ketone; Methyl undecyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] Light yellow crystalline solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA] An ant alarm pheromone; Used as a flavoring essence; [NTP]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Undecanone."

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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