Agent Name

2-Ethylhexyl butyl phthalate

CAS Number

85-69-8

Formula

C20-H30-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, butyl 2-ethylhexyl ester; Butyl 2-ethylhexyl phthalate; Phthalic acid, butyl 2-ethylhexyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Insoluble in water (0.022 mg/L at 25 deg C); [ChemIDplus]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plasticizer; [HSDB]

Comments

Like dioctyl phthalate, it may cause CNS depression and mild liver toxicity after ingestion of large amounts; [HSDB] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.36E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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