Agent Name

Diamyl phthalate

CAS Number

131-18-0

Formula

C18-H26-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dipentyl ester; Amoil; Di-n-pentyl phthalate; Di-n-pentylphthalate; Diamyl phthalate; Dipentyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate; Dipentyl phthalate; Phthalic acid, diamyl ester; Phthalic acid, dipentyl ester; [ChemIDplus] DPP; [HSDB]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Colorless oily liquid; [Hawley] Clear colorless to light yellow liquid; [CAMEO] Clear very faintly yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000196 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Biomedical References

Search PubMed

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.