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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

2-Octanol

RTECS #

RH0795000

CAS #

123-96-6

Updated

February 2003

Molecular Weight

130.26

Molecular Formula

C8H18O

Synonyms

Capryl alcohol

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/guinea pig lethal dose (50 percent kill): 9300 mg/kgBrain and Coverings: Other degenerative changes

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
VCVGK* -,115,1984
oral/human lowest published lethal dose: 428.6 mg/kgVCVGK* -,116,1984
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 300 mg/kgBrain and Coverings: Other degenerative changes

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
VCVGK* -,115,1984
oral/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 9300 mg/kgBrain and Coverings: Other degenerative changes

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
VCVGK* -,115,1984
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 200 mg/kgBrain and Coverings: Other degenerative changes

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
VCVGK* -,115,1984
unreported route/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 6934 mg/kgGISAAA 51(5),61,1986

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 180 mg/m3/2H/137D- intermittentBrain and Coverings: Other degenerative changes

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
VCVGK* -,116,1994

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 82155; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 132; Number of Occupations 4; Total Number of Employees Exposed 3640; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 1361
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 82155; Number of Industries 5; Total Number of Facilities 158; Number of Occupations 6; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1265

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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