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Testing Status of 2-Ethyl-2-hexenal 645625


CASRN: 645-62-5

Formula: C8-H14-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethylpropylacrolein
  • 2-Ethyl-3-propylacrylaldehyde

Known Uses

Used in the manufacture of insecticides, as an intermediate in organic synthesis, and in warning and leak detectors. Used as a fungicide on plant materials such as straw, grains, silage, etc. Also used as an antimicrobial and acaricidal agent.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (926550)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative