Agent Name

1,3-Dioxane

CAS Number

505-22-6

Formula

C4-H8-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,3-Dioxacyclohexane; 1,3-Propanediol formal; Trimethylene glycol methylene ether; m-Dioxin, dihydro-; meta-Dioxane; m-Dioxane; [ChemIDplus] UN1165

Category

Other Monomers

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Miscible in water; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a monomer for acetyl resins (no evidence of current use); [HSDB]

Comments

See health effects of 1,4-Dioxane. [HSDB] The reported occupational toxicity of "dioxane" refers to the compound 1,4-Dioxane. [Sullivan, p. 1195-6] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "1,4-Dioxane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

38.5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 2 deg C; [CAMEO]

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