Agent Name

Dodecenylsuccinic anhydride

CAS Number

25377-73-5

Formula

C16-H26-O3

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2,5-Furandione, 3-(dodecenyl)dihydro-; 2-(Dodecenyl)succinic anhydride; DDSA; Dodecenylsuccinic acid anhydride; K 12; K 12 (anhydride); Rikacid DDSA; Succinic anhydride, dodecenyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Cyclic

Description

Clear, light-yellow viscous liquid; [Hawley] Solid; mp = 30 deg C; [IUCLID] Clear, very deep yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in alkyd, epoxy, and other resins; Also used as an anticorrosive agent, plasticizer, and wetting agent for bituminous compounds; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Effects in high-dose animal studies include lacrimation; [MSDSonline] See "ACID ANHYDRIDES."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 1,220 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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