Agent Name

Dibutyl sebacate

CAS Number

109-43-3

Formula

C18-H34-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Bis(n-butyl) sebacate; Bis(n-butyl)sebacate; Butyl sebacate; Decanedioic acid, dibutyl ester; Di-n-butyl sebacate; Di-n-butylsebacate; Dibutyl 1,8-octanedicarboxylate; Dibutyl decanedioate; Dibutyl sebacinate; Dibutylester kyseliny sebakove [Czech]; Kodaflex DBS; Monoplex DBS; PX 404; Polycizer DBS; Sebacic acid, dibutyl ester; Staflex DBS; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless oily liquid; [ICSC] Odorless; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer, rubber softener, dielectric liquid, flavoring ingredient, and additive to cosmetics and perfumes; [HSDB]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] Causes somnolence, diarrhea, and abnormal liver function tests in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] Emergency treatment: "Irritants"; Considered to be practically non-toxic by oral and dermal exposure; [HSDB] Search by CAS# found no article relating to allergic dermatitis; [PubMed] A skin irritant; No sensitizing effects known; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.69E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 5.4 mg/m3/4h

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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