Agent Name

Divinyl benzene

CAS Number

1321-74-0

Formula

C10-H10

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Benzene, diethenyl-; Benzene, divinyl-; DVB-100; DVB-22; DVB-27; DVB-55; DVB-80; Diethenylbenzene; Divenylbenzene; Divinylbenzene; Divinylbenzene-55; Vinylstyrene; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Styrenes

Description

Pale, straw-colored liquid; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used as a co-monomer in the production of ion exchange beads and gel chromatography; also used as a monomer in the production of synthetic rubber and casting resins; [ACGIH]

Comments

Potential adverse effects are similar to those from exposure to styrene. [HSDB] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC]

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

10 ppm

Vapor Pressure

0.7 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 143 deg F;

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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