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Testing Status of Ethyl hexanoate M060024


CASRN: 123-66-0

Formula: C8-H16-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid, butyl-, ethyl ester
  • Capronic ether absolute
  • Ethyl caproate

Known Uses

Flavoring agent. 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  (A39147)  Completed 
    •  Negative