CAS Registry Number [81-13-0] H OH
Pan(to)thenol is the alcohol corresponding to pantothenic acid,of the vitamin B5 group. It is used as a food additive, and in skin and hair products as a conditioning agent. Contact dermatitis and urticaria have been reported.
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