Agent Name

Dodecyl glycidyl ether

CAS Number

2461-18-9

Formula

C15-H30-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1-Dodecyl glycidyl ether; ((Dodecyloxy)methyl)oxirane; Ether, dodecyl 2,3-epoxypropyl; Lauryl glycidyl ether; n-Dodecyl glycidyl ether; Oxirane, ((dodecyloxy)methyl)-; Propane, 1-(dodecyloxy)-2,3-epoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Clear, colorless viscous liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, emulsifiers; Also used as a heat stabilizer for polymers and as a reactive diluent for epoxy resins; [HSDB]

Comments

An strong irritant; May cause serious eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "GLYCIDYL ETHERS."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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