Agent Name

Zinc bis(O,O-bis(2-ethylhexyl)) bis(dithiophosphate)

CAS Number

4259-15-8

Formula

C16-H35-O2-P-S2.1/2Zn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-di-2-ethylhexyl ester, zinc salt; Zinc, bis(O,O-bis(2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioato-S,S')-, (beta-4)-; Zinc, bis(O,O-bis(2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioato-kappaS,kappaS')-, (T-4)-; Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester, zinc salt; [ChemIDplus] Zinc alkyl dithiophosphate; [MSDSonline]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] Amber liquid with an odor of alcohol; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fuel additive and corrosion inhibitor in automotive and industrial lubricants; [IUCLID]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant, based on animal studies; [IUCLID] A moderate skin irritant; A severe eye irritant that could cause permanent damage; [MSDSonline] See "Zinc dialkyldithiophosphates."

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