Agent Name

EPO 60

CAS Number

142443-98-9

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Sources/Uses

A mixture of amines used by mold makers to cure epoxy resins, EPO 60 contains 4,4'diaminodiphenyl methane, isophorone diamine, and tetraethylene pentamine. [Occupational asthma due to EPO 60. Lambourn EM, Hayes JP, McAllister WA, Taylor AJ. Br J Ind Med 1992 Apr;49(4):294-5. Abstract in NIOSHTIC # 176208]

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in mold maker; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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