Agent Name

Formaldehyde, cresol, epichlorohydrin polymer

CAS Number

37382-79-9

Formula

(C7-H8-O.C3-H5-Cl-O.C-H2-O)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Cresol, formaldehyde, epichlorohydrin polymer; Epichlorohydrin, cresol, formaldehyde polymer; Formaldehyde, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane and methylphenol; Formaldehyde, polymer with 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane and methylphenol; [ChemIDplus] EPON Resin 164; [Hexion MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Amber odorless flakes; [Hexion MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Hexion MSDS] See "Formaldehyde," "Cresol, all isomers," and "Epichlorohydrin."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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