Agent Name

Dimethyl adipate

CAS Number

627-93-0

Formula

C8-H14-O4

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Hexanedioic acid, dimethyl ester; 1,6-Dimethylhexanedioate; Adipic acid dimethyl ester; DBE 6; Dimethyl hexanedioate; Methyl adipate; Methyl adipate (VAN); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; mp = 7-9 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plasticizer for cellulose type resins and a finish remover; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash Point = 107 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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