1-Decanol is a straight chain fatty alcohol with ten carbon atoms and the molecular formula CH3(CH2)9OH. It is a colorless viscous liquid that is insoluble in water. It is colorless and has a strong odour.
Decanol is used in the manufacture of plasticizers
Decanol causes a high irritability to skin and eyes, when splashed into the eyes it can cause permanent damage. Also inhalation and Ingestion can be harmful, it can also function as a narcotic. It is also harmful in the environment.