Agent Name

Dicyclohexyl phthalate

CAS Number

84-61-7

Formula

C20-H26-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dicyclohexyl ester; Dicyclohexyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate; Ergoplast FDC; Ergoplast.FDC; HF 191; Howflex CP; KP 201; Phthalic acid, dicyclohexyl ester; Unimoll 66; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer for nitrocellulose, ethyl cellulose, chlorinated rubber, polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl chloride, and other polymers; Also used as a heat sealer for cellulose, in paper finishes, and to make printers ink water-resistant; [HSDB]

Comments

No listed effects of short-term or long-term exposure; [ICSC] Oral LD50 (rat) = 30 mL/kg; [ChemIDplus] Like dioctyl phthalate, it may cause CNS depression and mild liver toxicity after ingestion of large amounts; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.69E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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