Agent Name

Diallyl phthalate

CAS Number

131-17-9

Formula

C14-H14-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-2-propenyl ester; Allyl phthalate; Dapon 35; Dapon R; Di-2-propenyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate; Diallylester kyseliny ftalove [Czech]; Phthalic acid, diallyl ester; o-Phthalic acid, diallyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN3082

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Clear liquid; [Hawley] Slightly yellow; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make insulators, potentiometers, and circuit boards in communication, computer, and aerospace systems; Also used as a monomer in thermosetting plastics, a diluent in polyester spray systems, a dye carrier; a sealant in insulating varnishes and metal castings, and an impregnant for jewelry; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; A lachrymator; May cause liver damage; [CAMEO] Lachrymator; Harmful if skin contact, ingested, or inhaled; [MSDSonline] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00116 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 5,200 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 166 deg C; [ICSC] ERG Guide is for "Hazardous waste, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Lacrimator

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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