National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1-Octanol - M88102

 

CASRN: 111-87-5

Formula: C8-H18-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Octyl alcohol

Known Uses

In perfumes, flavoring agents, solvents, occurs as esters in some essential oils (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)  (T0159)  Completed 
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 400 MG/M3.
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