Agent Name

Petroleum resins

CAS Number

64742-16-1

Major Category

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Synonyms

Arien; [ChemIDplus] Petroleum Resin 25; PetrResin; Bitumen; Petroleum Hydrocarbon; [Ergon MSDS]

Category

Petroleum Refining Residues

Description

Viscous semi-solid to solid; [EPA ChAMP] Dark brown to black tacky solid; [Ergon MSDS]

Sources/Uses

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

Comments

TSCA Definition 2008: Obtained as a fraction of the extract from solvent extraction of residuum and consisting predominantly of high molecular weight compounds with high carbon-to-hydrogen ratios; [ChemIDplus] The fumes produced from heating (often necessary in applications such as paving) are considered the major occupational hazard of these complex mixtures; [EPA ChAMP] May cause irritation; Low oral toxicity; [Ergon MSDS] See "Asphalt fumes."

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