Agent Name

Rosin, fumarated, polymer with pentaerythritol

CAS Number

65997-11-7

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Fumaric acid-pentaerythritol-rosin copolymer; Fumaric acid-rosin pentaerythritol ester; Furmaric modified rosin pentaerythritol ester; Rosin, fumarated, pentaerythritol ester; Rosin, fumarated-pentaerythritol copolymer; Rosin, fumaric acid adduct, pentaerythritol ester; Rosin, fumaric acid, pentaerythritol polymer; Rosin-fumaric acid reaction product, pentaerythritol ester; Poly(fumaric acid-co-pentaerythritol-co-rosin); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Sources/Uses

Used as a diluent in color additive mixtures for egg shell coloring; [FDA]

Comments

Considered a weak dermal sensitizer based on local lymph node assay (LLNA) of mice; Histopathological changes of the liver (males at 1,000 and 300 mg/kg/day), kidney (males at all doses), and urinary bladder (both sexes at 1,000 mg/kg/day) observed in oral combined repeated-dose/reproductive/developmental toxicity study; No evidence of reproductive or developmental toxicity; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] See "Tall-oil rosin." See "Abietic acid."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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