Agent Name

1,3-Bis(3-phenoxyphenoxy)benzene

CAS Number

2455-71-2

Formula

C30-H22-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzene, m-bis(m-phenoxyphenoxy)-; m,m,m-5 F4 E; m-Bis(m-phenoxyphenoxy)benzene; Benzene, 1,3-bis(3-phenoxyphenoxy)-; [ChemIDplus] Santovac 5 polyphenyl ether lubricant; [SantoLubes MSDS]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Light yellow liquid with no to mild odor of phenol; [SantoLubes MSDS]

Comments

Causes degenerative changes to brain and changes in erythrocyte count in 153-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] No mortality observed in acute inhalation lethal-concentration study at the highest concentration possible (from heating to 329 degrees C); Not irritating to skin or eyes of rabbits; Increased liver weight and hepatocytes hypertrophy observed in repeated-dose dermal study using a different polyphenyl ether formulation; A similar compound produced no skin irritation or allergic reactions in a study of human volunteers; [SantoLubes MSDS] See "Phenyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 47,000 mg/m3

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