Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to Sodium decanoate (CAS RN 1002-62-6), potassium decanoate (CAS RN 13040-18-1, and calcium decanoate (CAS RN 13747-30-3). Decanoic acid (also known as capric acid) is a white crystalline solid with a rancid odor. Decanoic acid is nontoxic and it is used to make esters for perfumes and fruit flavors and as an intermediate for food-grade additives (1, 3). It is used as a sanitizer, base for wetting agents, intermediates, plasticizers, resins, and as an intermediate for food-grade additives.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value and the acceptable surface limit (ASL).
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