Agent Name

Nylon

CAS Number

63428-83-1

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Siliconized nylon; Amilan; Ashlene; Caprolon; Enkalon; Mirlon; Perlon; Phrilon; Polyamid [German]; Silon; Trogamid T; Vydyne; Polyamides; Polyamide resins; [ChemIDplus] Polyamide without Fluorescence; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] "Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers known generically as aliphatic polyamides, first produced on February 28, 1935, by Wallace Carothers at DuPont's research facility at the DuPont Experimental Station. Nylon is one of the most commonly used polymers. Key representatives are nylon-6,6, nylon-6, nylon-6,9, nylon-6,12, nylon-11, nylon-12 and nylon-4,6." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Nylon-6."

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