Agent Name

o-Cresyl glycidyl ether

CAS Number

2210-79-9; 26447-14-3

Formula

C10-H12-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

((2-Methylphenoxy)methyl)oxirane; 1,2-Epoxy-3-(2-methylphenoxy)propane; 1,2-Epoxy-3-(o-tolyloxy)propane; 1,2-Epoxy-3-(o-tolyoxy)propane; 1-(2-Methylphenoxy)-2,3-epoxypropane; 1-(o-Methylphenoxy)-2,3-epoxypropane; 2-((2-Methylphenoxy)methyl)oxirane; 2-Methylphenyl glycidyl ether; Araldite DY 023; Glycidyl 2-methylphenyl ether; Glycidyl o-methylphenyl ether; Glycidyl o-tolyl ether; O-Cresyl glycidyl ether; Propane, 1,2-epoxy-3-(o-tolyloxy)-; Propane, 1,2-epoxy-3-(o-tolyoxy)-; o-Cresol glycidyl ether; o-Kresol-glycidaether [German]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Glycidyl ethers are used as reactive diluents in epoxy resins. [LaDou, p. 550]

Comments

May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 6,090 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 200 deg F;

Reference Link

ICSC: o-Cresyl glycidyl ether

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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