Pentylene glycol; Pentane-1,2-diol; [ChemIDplus]
Alcohols and Polyols, Other
Yellow hygroscopic liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]
Used to make fine chemicals, in industrial and professional cleaning and maintenance products, and in consumer washing and cleaning products, air care products, polishes and wax blends, inks and toners, and cosmetics and personal care products; [ECHA REACH Registrations]
Causes somnolence, excitement, and muscle weakness in oral lethal-dose studies of guinea pigs, mice, rabbits, and rats; [RTECS] May cause serious eye injury; [ECHA REACH Registrations] May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "3-Pentanol."
Acute solvent syndrome
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: