Agent Name

alpha-Naphthyl glycidyl ether

CAS Number

2461-42-9

Formula

C13-H12-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1-Naphthyl glycidyl ether; Ether, 2,3-epoxypropyl 1-naphthyl; Glycidyl 1-naphthyl ether; Oxirane, ((1-naphthalenyloxy)methyl)-; ((Naphthyloxy)methyl)oxirane; Naphthalene, 1-(2,3-epoxypropoxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Sources/Uses

Used as a reactive diluent in epoxy resins; [Kanerva, p. 1799]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in resin handlers; [Kanerva, p. 1799]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:

Processes

Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: