Agent Name

Di-n-octyl adipate

CAS Number

123-79-5

Formula

C22-H42-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Dioctyl hexanedioate; Adimoll DO; Dicaprylyl adipate; Dioctyl adipate; Hexanedioic acid, dioctyl ester; Octyl adipate; Octyl adipate (VAN); Adipic acid, dioctyl ester; Hexanedioic acid, 1,6-dioctyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Plasticizers

Description

Colorless or very pale amber liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a low-temperature plasticizer for synthetic rubbers, nitrocellulose, and ethyl cellulose; [HSDB]

Comments

Acute high-dose animal studies show moderate toxicity by IV route and mild toxicity by ingestion; A skin and eye irritant; Oral LD50 (rat) = 9110 mg/kg; [Sax]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.5E-7 mm Hg

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