Agent Name

Diheptyl phthalate

CAS Number

3648-21-3

Formula

C22-H34-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, diheptyl ester; Di-n-heptylphthalate; Di-n-heptyl phthalate; Diheptyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate; Diheptyl ester of phthalic acid; Heptyl phthalate; N-Diheptyl phthalate; Phthalic acid, diheptyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalate Esters

Description

Colorless odorless liquid; [ICSC] White odorless liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plasticizer for vinyl resins; [HSDB]

Comments

No listed effects of short-term or long-term exposure; Insufficient data on health effects; [ICSC] Like dioctyl phthalate, it may cause CNS depression and mild liver toxicity after ingestion of large amounts; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "PHTHALATE ESTERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.07E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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