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3 - Pentanol

RTECS #: SA5075000

CAS #: 584-02-1


UPDATE: August 2006 MW: 88.17 MF: C5H12O


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA:
  3. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  4. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  5. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  6. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. 3 - Pentyl alcohol
  2. Diethyl carbinol
  3. Isoamyl alcohol (ACGIH)
  4. Pentan - 3 - ol
  1. Pentanol - 3
  2. sec - Pentanol
  3. sec - Pentyl alcohol


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
eye
rabbit
20 mg/24 hour moderate 85JCAE -,197,1986
skin
rabbit
500 mg/24 hour mild 85JCAE -,197,1986


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
intraperitoneal
rat
lowest published lethal dose: 1,950 mg/kg N/R JIHTAB 27,1,1945
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,870 mg/kg N/R AMIHBC 10,61,1954
skin
rabbit
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2,520 ÁL/kg N/R AMIHBC 10,61,1954


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 100 ppm (360 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 50 ppm (180 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 100 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 450 mg/m3, JAN1993


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

85JCAE "Prehled Prumyslove Toxikologie; Organicke Latky," Marhold, J., Prague, Czechoslovakia, Avicenum, 1986
AMIHBC AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. (Chicago, IL) V.2-10, 1950-54. For publisher information, see AEHLAU.
JIHTAB Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. (Cambridge, MA) V.18-31, 1936-49. For publisher information, see AEHLAU.

Used as a flotation agent, as a solvent and in organic synthesis

RTECS Compound Description:
   Primary Irritant

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