Agent Name

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters

CAS Number

68515-51-5

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Di(C6-C10)alkyl phthalate; Di-C6-10-alkyl phthalates; [ChemIDplus] 1,2Benzoldicarbonsaeure, diC6C10alkylester; Dialkylphthalat C610; LINPLAST 610 P; Phthalsaeure, diC6C10alkylester; WITAMOL 110; [IUCLID]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Colorless liquid with a very faint odor; [3M MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make polymer foils, PVC products, plastic products, and rubber products, in coatings, cable compounding, cable applications, artists supplies, and adhesives; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Used as a plasticizer for polyurethane adhesives; [3M MSDS]

Comments

Composed of dioctyl phthalate (CAS# 117-84-0), decyl octyl phthalate (CAS# 119-07-3), and hexyl octyl phthalate (CAS# 61827-62-1); [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Not a skin or eye irritant in rabbits; No mortalities in rats exposed by inhalation to a saturated atmosphere for 8 hours; [IULCID] Not expected to cause adverse health effects or significant skin or eye irritation; [3M MSDS] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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