National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m890083

Testing Status of p-Cymen-8-ol - M890083

 

CASRN: 1197-01-9

Formula: C10-H14-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzenemethanol, alpha,alpha,4-trimethyl-

Known Uses

Food additive obtained from essential oils of thyme, marjoram, savory (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  (620639)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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