Agent Name

Biphenyl-d10

CAS Number

1486-01-7

Formula

C12-D10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Biphenyl-2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5',6,6'-d10; 1,1'-Biphenyl-2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5',6,6'-d10; [ChemIDplus] Diphenyl-d10; Bibenzene-d10; Phenylbenzene-d10; [NTP]

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Colorless solid with a pleasant peculiar odor; [NTP] Fine, faintly yellow crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a heat transfer agent, fungistat for oranges (in shipping containers or wrappers), in organic synthesis, for plant disease control, to make benzidene, and assist in the dyeing of polyesters; [NTP]

Comments

An irritant; Symptoms of exposure may include convulsions, paralysis, nausea, and anorexia; [NTP] An irritant; Targets the liver and nerves; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Biphenyl." See "Deuterium."

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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