National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-71410

Testing Status of 1-Pentanol - 71410

 

CASRN: 71-41-0

Formula: C5-H12-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • N-Pentyl alcohol

Known Uses

Synthetic flavor, used in organic syntheses, constituent of fusel oil (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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (548878)  Completed 
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 2 to 19 GD (sperm = 0 days) Conventional Teratology (Inhalation)  (T0157)  Completed 
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 4600 PPM.
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