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Testing Status of Isoamyl acetate 123922


CASRN: 123-92-2

Formula: C7-H14-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Butanol,3-methyl-, acetate (9CI)

Known Uses

Flavoring agent, extraction of penicillin, photographic film, printing & finishing fabrics, solvent for tannins, nitrocellulose, lacquers, shoe polish, paints, dyes (Merck 1989). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • Toxicokinetic Study  (S0599)  Completed 
    • Dose: 0.25, 1 & 4 g/kg BW.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Drosophila  (315522)  Completed 
    • Citation: Foureman, P., Mason, J.M., Valencia, R., Zimmering, S. Chemical Mutagenesis Testing in Drosophila. IX. Results of 50 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 23 (1994) 51-63
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Salmonella  (795519)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative