Agent Name

1-Butene, polymer with ethene

CAS Number

25087-34-7

Formula

(C4-H8.C2-H4)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Ethylene, 1-butylene polymer; Ethylene, polymer with 1-butene; GP-2; 1-Butene, polymer with ethylene (8CI); [ChemIDplus] Poly(1-butene-co-ethylene); [FDA] DOW DFDA-7047 NT 7 Linear Low Density Polyethylene Resin; [Dow Chemical MSDS] Petrothene GA501020; Ethene/butene copolymer; Polyolefin; [Equistar Chemicals MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

White odorless pellets; [Dow Chemical MSDS] Translucent to white solid with mild hydrocarbon odor; [Equistar Chemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Causes miosis, lachrymation, and structural or functional changes of salivary glands in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause mechanical irritation to skin and eyes; [Dow Chemical MSDS] See "Butene, all isomers."

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