Agent Name

Diphenylacetic acid

CAS Number

117-34-0

Formula

C14-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,2-Diphenylacetic acid; alpha-Toluic acid, alpha-phenyl-; Diphenylethanoic acid; Acetic acid, diphenyl-; Benzeneacetic acid, alpha-phenyl-; [ChemIDplus] alpha-Phenylbenzeneacetic acid; Diphenylmethane-a-carboxylic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in motor activity and ataxia in oral lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; Causes changes in erythrocyte count in 26-week intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.63E-6 mm Hg

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