Agent Name

Rosin, distillation overheads

CAS Number

68425-08-1

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Rosin light ends; Rosin, distn. overheads; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Sources/Uses

Used to make rosin derivatives and as a fuel; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization]

Comments

"TSCA Definition 2008: The low-boiling fraction obtained by the distillation of rosin. Contains decarboxylated rosin, decarboxylated resin acids, resin acids, terpenes and hydrocarbons derived from decarboxylated fatty acids." [ChemIDplus] 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] See "Colophony."

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