Agent Name

Diethyl isophthalate

CAS Number

636-53-3

Formula

C12-H14-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,3-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, diethyl ester; Isophthalic acid, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Liquid (mp = 11.5 deg C); [ChemIDplus]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer; [HSDB]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 1111 mg/kg; (Effects at lethal doses include somnolence and decreased activity.) [ChemIDplus] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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