Agent Name

Toluenesulfonamide formaldehyde resin

CAS Number

25035-71-6

Formula

(C7-H9-N-O2-S.C-H2-O)x

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

4-Toluenesulfonamide-formaldehyde resin; Benzenesulfonamide, 4-methyl-, polymer with formaldehyde; Tosylamide/formaldehyde resin; Benzenesulfonamide, 4-methyl-, polymer with formaldehyde; Santolite MS; [ChemIDplus] Poly(p-toluenesulfonamide-co-formaldehyde; [Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Formaldehyde Resins

Sources/Uses

Allergic contact dermatitis in manicurists; [Marks]

Comments

"Toluenesulfonamide/formaldehyde resin in nail polish causes allergic contact dermatitis, usually on the face and neck but also on the fingers, periungually." [Marks, p. 183] Does not contain free formaldehyde. [ChemIDplus] Causes contact dermatitis on application to human skin; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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