Agent Name

Styrene-maleic anhydride copolymer

CAS Number

9011-13-6

Formula

(C8-H8.C4-H2-O3)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2,5-Furandione, polymer with ethenylbenzene; Styrene/MA copolymer; ARCO-SMA 1000a; Benzene, ethenyl-, polymer with 2,5-furandione; Dylark 111; Dylark 230; Dylark 231; Dylark 232; Dylark 238; Dylark 332; Dytherm X 214; LPA 39; Lytron 810; Lytron 812; Lytron 820; Lytron 822; Maleic anhydride styrene polymer; Maleic anhydride-styrene copolymer; Maleic anhydride-styrene graft copolymer; Maleic anhydride-styrene polymer; Malon MS 20; Matilit CM 2L; Povimal ST; Resin, SMA 1440-H; Risug; SMA (styrene polymer); SMA 1000; SMA 1000A; SMA 1420Al; SMA 1420AL; SMA 1440; SMA 1440-h resin; SMA 1440-H resin; SMA 1440A; SMA 1440H; SMA 1725A; SMA 17352; SMA 17352A; SMA 2000; SMA 2000A; SMA 2625A; SMA 3000; SMA 3000A; SMA 4000A; SMAC-A; Styrene and maleic anhydride, alternate co-polymer; Styrene maleic anhydride, resin; Styrene polymer with maleic anhydride; Styrene-maleic anhydride block copolymer; Styrene-maleic anhydride polymer; Styrene-maleic anhydride resin; Styrite HS 2; Styromal; Styromal 30; Styromal 5; Maleic anhydride, polymer with styrene; Styrene - maleic anhydride resin; [ChemIDplus] Poly(maleic anhydride-co-styrene); [FDA] SMA 3024; Styrene Maleic Anhydride resin; Styrene Maleic Anhydride Copolymer; [Total Petrochemicals MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Off-white powder or flakes with a styrene-like odor; [Total Petrochemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Investigated for use as an antifertility agent in men (injected into the vas deferens); [REPROTOX] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in inks, paints-varnishes-coatings, floor polishes-waxes, detergents, and in the treatment of paper and leather; [Total Petrochemicals MSDS]

Comments

No adverse fetal effects observed in rats treated during gestation; [ToxPlanet: Shepard's Catalog of Teratogenic Agents] A mild eye irritant; Causes diarrhea, other gastrointestinal changes, and hemorrhage in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause mild eye and respiratory tract irritation; May be harmful if swallowed; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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