Agent Name

Limonene diepoxide

CAS Number

96-08-2

Formula

C10-H16-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2,8,9-Diepoxylimonene; 1,2:8,9-Diepoxy-p-menthane; 4-(1,2-Epoxy-1-methylethyl)-1-methyl-7-oxabicyclo(4.1.0)heptane; 7-Oxabicyclo(4.1.0)heptane, 1-methyl-4-(2-methyloxiranyl)-; 7-Oxabicyclo(4.1.0)heptane, 4-(1,2-epoxy-1-methylethyl)-1-methyl-; Dipentene diepoxide; Dipentene dioxide; Dipentene oxide; Epoxide 269; Limonene diepoxide; Limonene dioxide; Menthane, 1,2:8,9-diepoxy-; Unox 269; Unox epoxide 269; Unoxat epoxide 269; p-Menthane, 1,2:8,9-diepoxy-; 1-Methyl-4-(2-methyloxiranyl)-7-oxabicyclo(4.1.0)heptane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Epoxides

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor of methanol; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make plasticizers, epoxy resins, and drugs; [Hawley]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "irritants"; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 60,000 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 118 deg C; [HSDB]

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