National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 1-Octene - M950097

 

CASRN: 111-66-0

Formula: C8-H16

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Alpha-octene
  • Alpha-octylene
  • 1-Caprylene
  • 1-Octylene

Known Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate (as part of alkene mixture); in linear alpha-olefin mixture for production of primary alcohols; organic synthesis, plasticizer, surfactants. 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  (A75336)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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