Agent Name

Cellulose acetate butyrate

CAS Number

9004-36-8

Formula

C4-H8-O2.x-C2-H4-O2.x-Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Cellulose acetate-butyrate; Cellulose, acetate butanoate; Cabufocon A; Cabufocon B; Celaburato [INN-Spanish]; Cellaburate; Cellaburato [DCIT]; Cellaburatum [INN-Latin]; Cellulose, acetate, butanoate; Celluloseacetatbutyrat; Tenite Butyrate Formula 264 H4; [ChemIDplus] Eastman Cellulose Acetate Butyrate; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]

Category

Polysaccharides

Description

White dust/powder with a slight odor; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in contact lenses; [REPROTOX] Used in plastics; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin irritant in guinea pigs; No evidence of skin sensitization; [Eastman Chemical MSDS] See "Cellulose."

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