Agent Name

2,2',6,6'-Tetrachlorobisphenol A

CAS Number

79-95-8

Formula

C15-H12-Cl4-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2,2-Bis(3,5-dichloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)propane; 2,2-Bis(3,5-dichloro-4-oxyphenyl)propane; 2,2-Bis(4-hydroxy-3,5-dichlorophenyl)propane; 3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobisphenol A; 3,5,3',5'-Tetrachlorobisphenol A; 4,4'-(1-Methylethylidene)bis(2,6-dichlorophenol); 4,4'-Isopropylidenebis(2,6-dichlorophenol); Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis(2,6-dichloro-; Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis(dichloro-; Phenol, 4,4'-isopropylidenebis(2,6-dichloro-; Phenol, 4,4'-isopropylidenebis(dichloro-; Tetrachlordian [Czech]; Tetrachlorobisphenol A; Tetrachlorodian [Czech]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Epoxy Resins

Sources/Uses

Used as a flame retardant monomer in epoxy resins, polycarbonates, and polyesters; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (mouse) = 5050 mg/kg; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Bisphenol A."

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