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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

3-Pentanol

RTECS #

SA5075000

CAS #

584-02-1

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

88.17

Molecular Formula

C5H12O

Synonyms

3-Pentyl alcohol
Diethyl carbinol
Isoamyl alcohol (ACGIH)
Pentan-3-ol
Pentanol-3
sec-Pentanol
sec-Pentyl alcohol

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /rabbit 20 mg/24H moderate85JCAE -,197,1986
skin /rabbit 500 mg/24H mild85JCAE -,197,1986

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/rat lowest published lethal dose: 1950 mg/kgJIHTAB 27,1,1945
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1870 mg/kgAMIHBC 10,61,1954
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2520 µL/kgAMIHBC 10,61,1954

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 100 ppm (360 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 20 ppm (73 mg/m3), 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 100 ppm (360 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 50 ppm (180 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 100 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 450 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 20 ppm (73 mg/m3), KZG-week 80 ppm (292 mg/m3), JAN2011

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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