Agent Name

Tall-oil rosin

CAS Number

8052-10-6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Tall oil rosin; [ChemIDplus] COLOFONIA; Colophony; Kolophonium; ROSIN; Rosin; Resine, Tall Oil; Tallharz; Mantyhartsi; Talloljaharts; OULU 331; [IUCLID]

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [IUCLID]

Sources/Uses

Used in the chemical and paper-pulp-board industries, as an adhesive, binding agent, and intermediate; [IUCLID] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

"A complex combination derived from tall oil. Composed primarily of tricyclic monocarboxylic acids, mainly abietic and dehydroabietic acids. Includes tall-oil rosin stabilized by catalytic disproportionation." [ChemIDplus] May cause skin sensitization; [IUCLID] See "Colophony." See "Tall oil fatty acids" and "Tall oil."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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