Agent Name

Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer

Alternative Name

ABS resin

CAS Number

9003-56-9

Formula

(C8-H8.C4-H6.C3-H3-N)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

ABS resin; 2-Propenenitrile, polymer with 1,3-butadiene and ethenylbenzene; ABS; Acrylonitrile 1,3-butadiene styrene polymer; Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer; Styrene, acrylonitrile, butadiene polymer; Acrylonitrile, polymer with 1,3-butadiene and styrene; [ChemIDplus] Merkon B-738FP; [Performance Additives MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

White granules/powder with a mild odor of acrylic ester; [Performance Additives MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plastics impact modifier; [Performance Additives MSDS]

Comments

Dust may form explosive mixtures with air; Not an irritant; [Performance Additives MSDS]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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