Agent Name

Poly(1,4-butylene terephthalate)

CAS Number

26062-94-2

Formula

(C8-H6-O4.C4-H10-O2)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, polymer with 1,4-butanediol; 1,4-Butanediol, 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, alpha-hydro-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) polymer; 1,4-Butanediol-terephthalic acid copolymer; 1,4-Butanediol-terephthalic acid polymer; 1,4-Butylene glycol-terephthalic acid copolymer; 1,4-Butylene glycol-terephthalic acid polymer; Butanediol-terephthalic acid copolymer; Butylene glycol-terephthalic acid copolymer; Butylene glycol-terephthalic acid polymer; Poly(1,4-butanediol terephthalate); Poly(tetramethylene terephthalate); Polybutylene terephthalate; Terephthalic acid 1,4-butanediol polymer; Terephthalic acid, polyester with 1,4-butanediol; Terephthalic acid-1,4-butanediol polymer; Terephthalic acid-tetramethylene glycol copolymer; Terephthalic acid-tetramethylene glycol polymer; Tetramethylene glycol-terephthalic acid polymer; Tetramethylenediol-terephthalic acid polymer; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polymers

Description

Solid; [HSDB] White pellets; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in parts and components (automotive, mechanical, communication, electrical, and appliance), engineering thermoplastics, membranes for kidney dialysis, and nonporous vascular prostheses; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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