Agent Name

Diisopropylbiphenyl

CAS Number

36876-13-8

Formula

C18-H22

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1'-Biphenyl, ar,ar'-bis(1-methylethyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Produced simultaneously with isopropylbiphenyl--not separated for commercial applications; Used as a dielectric fluid in capacitors (PCB replacement) and a solvent in the manufacture of carbonless copy paper; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: see "Biphenyl." [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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