Agent Name

2-Ethylhexyl epoxystearate

CAS Number

141-38-8

Formula

C26-H50-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Ethylhexyl 9,10-epoxyoctadecanoate; 9,10-Epoxyoctadecanoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; 9,10-Epoxystearic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; Octadecanoic acid, 9,10-epoxy-, 2-ethylhexyl ester; Oxiraneoctanoic acid, 3-octyl-, 2-ethylhexyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Stearates

Description

Clear amber liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as heat and light stabilizer and plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride; [HSDB]

Comments

Mild irritant effect on rabbit skin; [RTECS] May polymerize when heated; A skin irritant; [CAMEO] See "STEARATES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.2 mm Hg

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