Agent Name

Triethylene glycol diglycidyl ether

Alternative Name

Etoglucid

CAS Number

1954-28-5

Formula

C12-H22-O6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Bis(2-(2,3-epoxypropoxy)ethoxy)ethane; 1,2:15,16-Diepoxy-4,7,10,13-tetraoxahexadecane; 2,2'-(2,5,8,11-Tetraoxadodecane-1,12-diyl)bisoxirane; Ayerst 62013; Diglycidyltriethylene glycol; Epodyl; Ethane, 1,2-bis(2-(2,3-epoxypropoxy)ethoxy)-; Ethoglucid; Ethoglucide; Etoglucid; Etoglucide [INN-French]; Etoglucido [INN-Spanish]; Etoglucidum [INN-Latin]; Triethylene glycol, bis(2,3-epoxypropyl) ether; 2,2'-(2,5,8,11-Tetraoxa-1,12-dodecane diyl)bisoxirane; 4,7,10,13-Tetraoxahexadecane, 1,2:15,16-diepoxy- (8CI); Oxirane, 2,2'-(2,5,8,11-tetraoxadodecane-1,12-diyl)bis-; [ChemIDplus] TDE; [Merck Index]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Colorless liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

"Alkylating antineoplastic agent used especially in bladder neoplasms. It is toxic to hair follicles, gastro-intestinal tract, and vasculature." [ChemIDplus] Used as an antineoplastic; [Merck Index]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 700 mg/kg; [RTECS] May form explosive peroxides; No listed effects of short-term or long-term exposure; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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