National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88087

Testing Status of n-Pentanal - M88087

 

CASRN: 110-62-3

Formula: C5-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Amyl aldehyde
  • Pentanal (9CI)
  • Valeraldehyde (8CI)
  • Valeric acid aldehyde

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate; starting material in industrial organic synthesis. Natural & synthetic flavoring agent & a component of rose oil used to flavor foods, beverages & chewing tobacco. Also used as a polymer modifier & rubber accelerator. 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)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (768372)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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