Agent Name

Dipentaerythritol

CAS Number

126-58-9

Formula

C10-H22-O7

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Propanediol, 2,2'-(oxybis(methylene))bis(2-(hydroxymethyl)-; Bis(pentaerythritol); Dipentek; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Off-white or white solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in paints and coatings; [Hawley] Used to make polyesters used as paint vehicles; as fatty acid esters used as lubricants; as raw material for plastics and PVC stabilizers; in cosmetics/hygiene products including hair rinses and nail lacquers; for steel coatings; in putties and paint resins; and as a softening agent in detergents; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Comments

Considered to be nontoxic; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Dipentaerythritol

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