Agent Name

Himic anhydride

CAS Number

2746-19-2

Formula

C9-H8-O3

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Exo-cis-5-Norbornene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride; Himic anhydride; exo-3,6-Methylene-1,2,3,6-tetrahydrophthalic anhydride; exo-5-Norbornene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride; (1alpha,2alpha,3beta,6beta)-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-3,6-methanophthalicanhydride; 4,7-Methanoisobenzofuran-1,3-dione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-, (3aR,4R,7S,7aS)-rel-; 4,7-Methanoisobenzofuran-1,3-dione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-, (3aalpha,4beta,7beta,7aalpha)- (9CI); 5-Norbornene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride, cis-exo- (8CI) [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Cyclic

Description

Solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in workers manufacturing flame retardants; [Malo] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; May cause sensitization by skin contact and inhalation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "ACID ANHYDRIDES."

Reference Link

Occupational asthma caused by himic anhydride

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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