Agent Name

Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate

CAS Number

959-26-2

Formula

C12-H14-O6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, bis(2-hydroxyethyl) ester; Bis(beta-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate; Bis(ethylene glycol) terephthalate; Terephthalic acid, bis(2-hydroxyethyl) ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Used in the production of polyethylene terephthalate; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.11E-7 mm Hg

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