Agent Name

Dipropylene glycol dibenzoate

CAS Number

27138-31-4

Formula

C20-H22-O5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Polypropylene glycol (2) dibenzoate; PPG-2 Dibenzoate; Benzoflex 9-88; Finsolv PG 22; Oxybispropanol dibenzoate; Oxydipropyl dibenzoate; Propanol, oxybis-, dibenzoate; Dipropylene glycol, dibenzoate; [ChemIDplus] Benzoflex 9-88 SG; Benzoflex 9-98; Dibenzol dipropylene glycol ester; Dipropanediol dibenzoate; K-flex DP; [CHRIS] 1-[2-(Benzoyloxy)propoxy]propan-2-yl benzoate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Di(propylene glycol) dibenzoate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Viscous straw-colored liquid with a faint odor; [CHRIS] Colorless liquid with a mild ester odor; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Robust Summaries]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvator for PVC, plasticizer in elastomers, in vinyl flooring, adhesives, latex caulks and sealants, color concentrates for PVC, and castable polyurethanes; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Robust Summaries] Used to formulate adhesives, sealants, lubricants, plasticizers, coatings, and inks, to make fine and large scale chemicals, and as a plasticizer for PVC and carrier for agrochemicals; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause smarting and reddening of skin if spilled and allowed to remain on clothes; High vapor concentrations may cause mild smarting of eyes and respiratory system; [CHRIS] Not a skin or eye irritant in rabbits; No evidence of skin sensitization in guinea pigs; Reversible histopathological changes of the liver observed in 13-week oral study of rats at >1,750 mg/kg; No adverse effects noted in 90-day study of dogs at 1,000 ppm in the diet; Low frequency of developmental toxicity (increased cervical ribs) observed in rats at doses not maternally toxic; No significant adverse reproductive effects observed in 2-generation study of rats at doses up to 10,000 ppm dietary; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Robust Summaries] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.6E-7 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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