Agent Name

1,2-Bis(chloromethoxy)ethane

CAS Number

13483-18-6

Formula

C4-H8-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Bis-1,2-(chloromethoxy)ethane; Ethane, 1,2-bis(chloromethoxy)-; Ethylene glycol bis(chloromethyl) ether; Ethylene glycol bis(chloromethyl)ether; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

A research chemical that has been tested for use in textiles (wrinkle-resistance and dyeing), rubber (stabilizer),epoxy resins (curing agent), lithographic plates (light-sensitive polymers), and ion exchange resins; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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