Agent Name

Formaldehyde, polymer with 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane and phenol

CAS Number

9003-36-5

Formula

(C6-H6-O.C3-H5-Cl-O.C-H2-O)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

18EN; ERRE 0100; Phenol condensation products, with 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane and formaldehyde; Phenol, formaldehyde, (chloromethyl)oxirane polymer; XD 7230; XD 7855; Formaldehyde, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane and phenol; [ChemIDplus] Epichlorohydrin-phenolformaldehyde resin; [FDA] Formaldehyde, oligomeric reaction products with 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane and phenol; BPFDGE; Araldite GY 281; Araldite GY 282; Araldite GY 783; Araldite PY 307-1; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] jER 807; [Mitsubishi Chemical MSDS] UN3082

Category

Polymers

Description

Pale yellow liquid; [Mitsubishi Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fine and large scale chemicals, rubber and plastic products, and for many other manufacturing and industrial applications; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Used in paints, coatings, adhesives, and composite and electronic devices; [Kukdo Chemical MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Causes other changes in olfaction in dermal lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A mild skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Mitsubishi Chemical MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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