Agent Name

2-Acetylnaphthalene

CAS Number

93-08-3

Formula

C12-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2'-Acetonaphthone; 2-Acetonaphthone; 2-Naphthyl methyl ketone; Acetonaphthone; Cetone D; Ethanone, 1-(2-naphthalenyl)-; Ketone, methyl 2-naphthyl; Methyl 2-naphthyl ketone; Methyl beta-naphthyl ketone; Oranger crystals; beta-Acetonaphthalene; beta-Acetylnaphthalene; beta-Naphthyl methyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Naphthalene."

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