Agent Name

Butyl rubber

CAS Number

9010-85-9

Formula

(C5-H8.C4-H8)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Methyl-1,3-butadiene polymer with 2-methyl-1-propene; Isobutylene/isoprene copolymer; 1,3-Butadiene, 2-methyl-, polymer with 2-methyl-1-propene; Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene); [ChemIDplus] Lanxess Butyl 301; [Lanxess MSDS]

Category

Plastic & Rubber Dusts/Fumes

Description

Colorless to light yellow rubber bales; Odorless; [Lanxess MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a lubricant additive, in sports equipment, and as a base in some chewing gums; [REPROTOX] Used as a masticatory substance; [FDA] Used to make tires and technical rubber products; [Lanxess MSDS]

Comments

Not expected to have adverse health effects if properly handled; [Lanxess MSDS]

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