Agent Name

Di-2-ethylhexyl maleate

CAS Number

142-16-5

Formula

C20-H36-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

"Dioctyl" maleate; 2-Butenedioic acid (Z)-, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; Bis(2-ethylhexyl) maleate; Bis(2-ethylhexyl)maleate; Bis-(2-ethylhexyl)ester kyseliny maleinove [Czech]; Di-(2-ethylhexyl)maleate; Maleic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; RC Comonomer DOM; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Liquid; [Hawley] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a comonomer and internal plasticizer with vinyl acetate, acrylates, methacrylates, and n-vinyl-n-methylacetamide; Also used to make sulfosuccinate anionic surfactants; [HSDB] Used in paints, lacquers, varnishes, textiles, and adhesives; [IUCLID]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "ACID ANHYDRIDES."

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