Agent Name

Didecyl phthalate

CAS Number

84-77-5

Formula

C28-H46-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, didecyl ester; Bis(n-decyl) phthalate; Decyl phthalate; Di-n-decyl phthalate; Didecyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate; Phthalic acid, didecyl ester; Vinicizer 105; Vinysize 105; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Light colored liquid; [Hawley] Clear, very faintly yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer (especially for vinyl resins); Also used to make electric cables and plastisols; [HSDB]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 2233 mg/kg; (Lethal dose effects include somnolence.) [ChemIDplus] Like dioctyl phthalate, it may cause CNS depression and mild liver toxicity after ingestion of large amounts; [HSDB] A mild skin and eye irritant, based on animal studies; [CHEMINFO] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.89E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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