Agent Name

Cashew, nutshell liquid, glycidyl ethers

CAS Number

171263-25-5

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Cashew, nutshell liq., glycidyl ethers; [ChemIDplus] NC-513; Glycidyl ether of cashew nutshell liquid; [Cardolite MSDS]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Clear amber liquid with an oily odor; [Cardolite MSDS]

Sources/Uses

An epoxy diluent/flexibilizer; [Cardolite MSDS]

Comments

Considered a sensitizer in mouse local lymph node assay (LLNA); [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Contains less than 25 ppm epichlorohydrin (CAS# 106-89-8); May cause mild skin and minimal eye irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [Cardolite MSDS] See "GLYCIDYL ETHERS." See "Epichlorohydrin."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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