Agent Name

1,2-Epoxydodecane

CAS Number

2855-19-8

Formula

C12-H24-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Dodecane oxide; 1,2-Dodecene oxide; 1,2-Epoxy-n-dodecane; 1,2-Epoxy-n-dodecene; 1,2-Epoxydodekan [Czech]; 1-Dodecene oxide; Decyl oxirane; Dodecane, 1,2-epoxy-; Dodecene epoxide; Nedox 1200; Oxirane, decyl-; alpha-Dodecene oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Epoxides

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a secondary heat stabilizer for polymers; No known commercial production in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A tumorigen; [RTECS] A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.25 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 44 deg C; [CAMEO]

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