Agent Name

2-Ethylhexyl fumarate

CAS Number

141-02-6

Formula

C20-H36-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butenedioic acid (E)-, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; 2-Butenedioic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; Bis(2-ethylhexyl) fumarate; Bis-(2-ethylhexyl)ester kyseliny fumarove [Czech]; DOF; Di(2-ethylhexyl) fumarate; Dioctyl fumarate; RC Comonomer DOF; 2-Butenedioic acid (2E)-, 1,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; 2-Butenedioic acid (2E)-, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; Fumaric acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Liquid; [EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization]

Comments

An optical isomer demonstrates no eye but skin irritation in rabbits; Two structurally similar compounds cause skin sensitization in guinea pigs; Expected to have a low order of reproductive and developmental toxicity from oral exposure, based on a structurally similar compound; [EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization] A skin irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.9E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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