Agent Name

Oxirane, 2,2'-((1-methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxymethylene))bis-, hom

CAS Number

25085-99-8

Formula

(C21-H24-O4)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Araldite B; [ChemIDplus] D.E.R. 331 EPOXY RESIN; Propane, 2,2-bis[p-(2,3-epoxypropoxy)phenyl]-, polymers; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Yellow viscous liquid with mild to no odor; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Polymer used in hip prosthesis." [ChemIDplus] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation and skin sensitization; [Dow Chemical MSDS] See "p-Cresyl glycidyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.45E-10 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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