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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

2-Hexanol

RTECS #

MO8470000

CAS #

626-93-7

Updated

February 2003

Molecular Weight

102.20

Molecular Formula

C6H14O

Synonyms

2-Hydroxyhexane

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/human lowest published toxic concentration: 270 mg/m3Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: CoughVCVGK* -,111,1984

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/rat lowest published toxic dose: 24895 mg/kg/34W- intermittentPeripheral Nerve and Sensation: Sensory change involving peripheral nerve

Peripheral Nerve and Sensation: Recording from peripheral motor nerve
TXAPA9 46,421,1978
oral/guinea pig lowest published toxic dose: 78926 mg/kg/24W- continuousEye: Miosis (pupilliary constriction)

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Other changes
AIHAAP 39,94,1978
oral/guinea pig lowest published toxic dose: 4480 mg/kg/8W- intermittentBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Eye: Cycloplegia
VCVGK* -,111,1994

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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