Agent Name

4,4'-Sulfonyldiphenol

Alternative Name

Bisphenol S

CAS Number

80-09-1

Formula

C12-H10-O4-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1'-Sulfonylbis(4-hydroxybenzene); 4,4'-Bisphenol S; 4,4'-Dihydroxydiphenyl sulfone; 4,4'-Sulfonylbisphenol; Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl) sulfone; Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)sulfone; Bis(p-hydroxyphenyl) sulfone; Bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)sulfone; Bisphenol S; BPS 1; Diphone C; p,p'-Dihydroxydiphenyl sulfone; 4,4'-Sulphonyldiphenol; Phenol, 4,4'-sulfonylbis-; Phenol, 4,4'-sulfonyldi-; [ChemIDplus] Diphenylsulfone; [FDA] SDP; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

White solid; [HSDB] Slightly beige crystalline powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate, electroplating solvent, washfastening agent, in phenolic resins, and as a developer in thermal paper; [HSDB] Used to make paper, polymers, and fine chemicals; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes mild eye and no skin irritation in rabbits; No evidence of skin sensitization in animals; Histopathological changes of the liver, prolonged estrous cycle, decreased fertility index, and decreased number of live offspring observed in oral study of rats at 300 mg/kg/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA] Causes effects on food intake, acute renal tubular changes, and weight loss in 13-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An eye irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Bisphenol A." See "Dapsone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.7E-10 mm Hg

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