National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88096

Testing Status of 1-Hexanol - M88096

 

CASRN: 111-27-3

Formula: C6-H14-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Amylcarbinol

Known Uses

Flavoring agent, solvent, plasticizer, antiseptic, occurs in seeds & fruits as acetate (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)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 2 to 19 GD (sperm = 0 days) Conventional Teratology (Inhalation)  (T0158)  Completed 
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 700 PPM.
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