Agent Name

3-Nonanone

CAS Number

925-78-0

Formula

C9-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

3-Nonanone (natural); Ethyl hexyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Light yellow liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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