Agent Name

m-Cresyl glycidyl ether

CAS Number

2186-25-6

Formula

C10-H12-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

((m-Tolyloxy)methyl)oxirane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reactive diluent for epoxy resin systems; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [HSDB] Forms explosive peroxides in air; A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [CAMEO] A skin irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA; ESIS] An strong irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "o-Cresyl glycidyl ether" and "p-Cresyl glycidyl ether." See "GLYCIDYL ETHERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,220 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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