Agent Name

Diphenyl carbonate

CAS Number

102-09-0

Formula

C13-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Carbonic acid, diphenyl ester; Phenyl carbonate; Phenyl carbonate ((PhO)2CO); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the synthesis of polycarbonate resins; as a reagent for the conversion of amines into isocyanates; as a plasticizer and solvent; as a solvent for nitrocellulose (in molten state); [HSDB]

Comments

A tumorigen; Causes convulsions in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Diphenyl carbonate - 2004

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0001 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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