Agent Name

Neopentyl glycol diglycidyl ether

CAS Number

17557-23-2

Formula

C11-H20-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,3-Bis(2,3-epoxypropoxy)-2,2-dimethylpropane; 2,2'-((2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-propanediyl)bis(oxymethylene))bis(oxirane); Diglycidyl ether of neopentyl gylcol; Oxirane, 2,2'-((2,2-dimethyl-1,3-propanediyl)bis(oxymethylene))bis-; Propane, 1,3-bis(2,3-epoxypropoxy)-2,2-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 1,3-Bis(glycidyloxy)-2,2-dimethylpropane; 2,2-Bis(glycidyloxymethyl)propane; [CAMEO] 2,2'-(2,2-Dimethyl-1,3 propanediyl)bis(oxymethylene)bisoxirane; [ICSC] EPODIL 749; [Brenntag MSDS]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Clear liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid with an irritating odor; [Brenntag MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as a modifier for epoxy resin systems; [Brenntag MSDS]

Comments

May form explosive peroxides; A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] A moderate skin and mild eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Brenntag MSDS] See "GLYCIDYL ETHERS."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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