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1-decanol
** decyl alcohol ** capric alcohol ** n-decyl alcohol ** 1-hydroxydecane ** n-decanol ** Translations

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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for 1-decanol

Description: Used as a plant growth regulator mainly on tobacco plants but is also has other uses as a solvent and surfactant

Example pests controlled: Shoot development

Example applications: Tobacco

Efficacy & activity: -

Availability status: Current

Introduction & key dates: -

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Poland/Italy
Date inclusion expires 31/05/2021
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS) No
Listed in EU database Yes

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries: Click to access a note on the approvals information on this site

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CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HR

HU

IE

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LV

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NL

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Also used in: USA; Japan; Australia

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism None
Chemical formula C10H22O
Canonical SMILES CCCCCCCCCCO
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) MWKFXSUHUHTGQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C10H22O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11/h11H,2-10H2,1H3
2D structure diagram/image available? Yes

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Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre diagrams:
Common Name Relationship Link
1-decanol - Click here for the CCDC structure diagram

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Plant growth regulator, Wood preservative
Other constituent type Solvent, Surfactant
Substance group Unclassified
Minimum active substance purity 960 g/kg
Known relevant impurities EU dossier - none declared
Substance origin Natural
Mode of action As a biocontral agent it functions as an insect attractant
CAS RN 112-30-1
EC number 203-956-9
CIPAC number 831
US EPA chemical code 079038
PubChem CID 8174
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 158.28
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) -
IUPAC name decan-1-ol
CAS name 1-decanol
Other status information Potential marine pollutant
Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards -
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) None
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) -
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) None
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) None
Examples of recorded resistance None identified
Physical state Colourless, viscous liquid
Related substances & organisms -

Formulations:
Property Click here for information on the general product and branding information used on this site Value
Example manufacturers & suppliers of products using this active now or historically
  • Chemtura
  • Drexel Chemical Company
Example products using this active
  • Antac 79
  • Royaltac
  • Sucker-Plucker: Off-Shoot
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use as a pesticide under EC Regulation 1107/2009
Formulation and application details Usually supplied as an aqueous spray.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

for 1-decanol

Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe environmental fate on this site Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with fate data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret environmental fate data
Solubility - In water at 20oC (mg l-1) 9.75 A5 Low
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) 250000 A5 - n-Heptane -
250000 A5 - Xylene -
250000 A5 - Methanol -
250000 A5 - Acetone -
Melting point (oC) 6.66 A5 -
Boiling point (oC) 231.4 A5 -
Degradation point (oC) Above 400 A5 -
Flashpoint (oC) 110 A5 -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 1.30 X 1004 Calculated -
Log P 4.115 A5 - @ 22 DegC High
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 0.830 V3 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC 15.21 A4 -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 1387 A5 Highly volatile
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 22.52 A5 Moderately volatile
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index - - -
SCI-GROW groundwater index (μg l-1) for a 1 kg ha-1 or 1 l ha-1 application rate Click here for a note on the limitations of the SCI-GROW index Value - - -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - - -
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 Neutral solution: 192nm = 26.3; [Acidic solution: 197nm = 6.66; [Basic solution: 192nm = 21.3 A5 -
Surface tension (mN m-1) 30.2 A5 at 20 oC, undiluted -

Degradation:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance degradation Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with degradation data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance degradation data
General biodegradability -
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) - - -
DT50 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note Literature reports rapid degradation in the soil
Dissipation rate RL50 on plant matrix Value - - -
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Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix Value - - -
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Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value - - -
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Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value Stable A4 -
Note Considered stable under environmental conditions
Water-sediment DT50 (days) - - -
Water phase only DT50 (days) - - -

Soil adsorption and mobility:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance adsorption and mobility Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with adsorption and mobility data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance adsorption and mobility
Linear Kd - - -
Koc -
Notes and range -
Freundlich Kf - - -
Kfoc -
1/n -
Notes and range -
pH sensitivity -


ECOTOXICOLOGY

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Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance ecotoxicology Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with ecotoxicology data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance ecotoxicology
Bio-concentration factor BCF (l kg-1) - - -
CT50 (days) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5000 A5 Rat Low
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) > 4640 A5 Anas platyrhynchos Low
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) > 10000 mg kg feed-1 A5 Anas platyrhynchos -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 2.4 A5 Pimephales promelas Moderate
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) 0.0064 A5 Oncorhynchus mykiss High
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) 1.8 A5 Daphnia magna Moderate
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) 0.51 A5 Daphnia magna Moderate
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, static, water (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) 6.96 A5 Lemna gibba Moderate
Non-target plants - - -
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Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) 1.57 A5 Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata Moderate
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) > 13.8 A5 Moderate
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) > 627.6 A5 Eisenia foetida Moderate
Earthworms - Chronic 14 day NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) - - -
Other soil macro-organisms - e.g. Collembola LR50 / EC50 / NOEC / % Effect - - -
Other arthropod (1) LR50 g ha-1 0.621 A5 Aphidius rhopalosiphi -
% Effect - - -
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 2.62 A5 Typhlodromus pyri -
% Effect - - -
Soil micro-organisms - - -
Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

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General:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe human health and protection issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with human health and protection data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret human health and protection data
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (Cramer Class) Click here for a note on the limitations of the Cramer class Low (class I) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5000 A5 Rat Low
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) > 5000 A5 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) > 2.05 A5 Rat, 4 hr (nose only) -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) None allocated A5 -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) None allocated A5 -
AAOEL - Acute Acceptable Operator Exposure Level (mg kg-1 bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) 10 A5 Rat, SF=100 -
Dermal penetration studies (%) 100 A3 default -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 - - -
Exposure Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public Acceptable risk levels for prescribed uses
Occupational Some risk identified - PPE/PPC advised
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water Standards - - -
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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General human health issues Inhalation & ingestion may be harmful
Nausea, vomiting & diarrhea may follow ingestion.

: Yes, known to cause a problem
: No, known not to cause a problem
: Possibly, status not identified
- : No data found

Handling issues:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance handling issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with data on handling issues Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret data on handling issues
General Click here for a description of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) codes Not explosive or oxidising
Combustible liquid & vapour - use water spray, carbon dioxide, alcohol-resistant foam or dry powder for fire fighting.
IMDG Transport Code is usually 9
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases Xi - Irritant: R36/38
N - Dangerous for the environment: R51/53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases S26, S61
WHO Classification NL - Not listed
US EPA Classification (formulation) - -
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks Packaging Group III (minor danger)


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Record last updated: Wednesday 31 October 2018
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