Agent Name

Butyl glycolyl butyl phthalate

CAS Number

85-70-1

Formula

C18-H24-O6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, 2-butoxy-2-oxoethyl butyl ester; Butoxycarbonylmethyl butyl phthalate; Butyl carbobutoxymethyl phthalate; Butyl phthalate butyl glycolate; Butyl phthalyl butyl glycolate; Butylcarbobutoxymethyl phthalate; Dibutyl O-(o-carboxybenzoyl) glycolate; Dibutyl O-(o-carboxybenzoyl)glycolate; Dibutyl o-carboxybenzoyloxyacetate; Glycolic acid, butyl ester, butyl phthalate; Glycolic acid, phthalate, dibutyl ester; Phthalic acid, butoxycarbonylmethyl butyl ester; Phthalic acid, butyl ester, butyl glycolate; Phthalic acid, butyl ester, ester with butyl glycolate; Reomol 4PG; Santicizer B-16; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Insoluble in water (8.8 mg/L at 25 deg C); [ChemIDplus] Colorless odorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride; [HSDB]

Comments

Like dioctyl phthalate, it may cause CNS depression and mild liver toxicity after ingestion of large amounts; [HSDB] A mild eye irritant, based on animal studies; Targets kidneys, CNS, male reproductive system, and eyes; [MSDSonline] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.07E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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