Agent Name

Di-2-ethylhexyl azelate

CAS Number

103-24-2

Formula

C25-H48-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Azelaic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; Azelaic acid, di(2-ethylhexyl)ester; Bis(2-ethylhexyl) azelate; Bis(2-ethylhexyl)azelate; Bis-(2-ethylhexyl)ester kyseliny azelaove [Czech]; DOZ; Di(2-ethylhexyl) azelate; Dioctyl azelate; Dioctyl nonanedioate; Emery 2958; Emolien 2986; Nonanedioic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; Octyl azelate; Plastolein 9058; Plastolein 9058 DOZ; Plastolein 9058DOZ; Sansocizer DOZ; Staflex DOX; Truflex DOX; [ChemIDplus] PLASTHALL DOZ; [HallStar MSDS]

Category

Other Plasticizers

Description

Colorless odorless liquid; [HSDB] Clear liquid with a mild odor; [HallStar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer for cellulosics, polystyrene, and vinyl plastics and as a base for synthetic lubricants; [HSDB] Used to formulate metalworking fluid concentrates and lubricant additives-lubricants-greases; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; [RTECS] Azelate esters generally exhibit very low toxicity; External application to rabbit eyes scored 1 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being most severe) for degree of injury after 24 hours; [HSDB] May cause mild eye irritation; Inhalation may cause dizziness; [HallStar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 5 mm Hg at 237 deg C; [HPVIS]

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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