Agent Name

Polyfunctional aziridine

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Category

Curing Agents (Aromatic)

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in 1/3 of 7 subjects exposed to this paint hardener; [Malo] Trimethylolpropane triacrylate (TMPTA) "reacts with propyleneimine to form polyfunctional aziridine. Sensitization was observed in a textile fabric printer. Patch tests were positive with the polyfunctional aziidine hardener, but were negative to TMPTA." [Kanerva, p. 1745]

Reference Link

Occupational respiratory and skin sensitization caused by polyfunctional aziridine hardener.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: