Agent Name

Resin acids and Rosin acids, sodium salts

CAS Number

61790-51-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Disproportionated rosin acid, sodium salt; Rosin acid, monosodium salt; Rosin acids, sodium salt; Rosin sodium salt; Rosin, disproportionated, sodium salt; Rosin, sodium salt; Rosin, sodium soap; Sodium soap of disproportationed rosin; Wood rosin, sodium salt; Rosin acids, sodium salts; [ChemIDplus] Dresinate X; Pine crystal KM 1300; Pozzolith 122HE; Resin acids, sodium salts; S 30; S 30 (rosin acid); Sodium resinate; Vinsol; Vinsol NVX; Winsol; [CAMEO] Sodium salt of rosin; [IUCLID] DRESINATE XX ROSIN SOAP; [Hercules MSDS]

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] Amber powder with an odor of pine; [Hercules MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in the paper-pulp-board and polymers industries; Used as an adhesive, stabilizer, surface-active agent, and emulsifier in rubber production; [IUCLID] Used in paper sizing chemicals to impart better surface finish and water resistance; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

A strong reducing agent; May spontaneously heat on exposure to air and moisture; [CAMEO] Some rosin products may cause sensitization; [IUCLID] Members of the rosin and rosin salts category demonstrate low acute oral toxicity; Increased absolute and relative liver weights in repeated-dose oral studies at 1,000 mg/kg/day; No effects to reproductive organs; Mild reproductive and developmental toxicity at doses maternally toxic; No evidence of teratogenicity; [EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization] May cause irritation and skin sensitization; [Hercules MSDS] See "Colophony."

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