Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 450mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 1850mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, emulsifying, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as cleansing agent.
Conditioning agent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as dispersing agent.
Use as enzyme inhibitors.