Agent Name

Dodecyl and tetradecyl glycidyl ethers

CAS Number

68609-97-2

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Alkyl (C12, C14) glycidyl ether; C12-14-Alkyl glycidyl ether; Oxirane, mono((C12-14-alkyloxy)methyl) derivs.; Oxirane, 2-((C12-14-alkyloxy)methyl) derivs. [ChemIDplus] Dodecyl and tetradecyl glycidyl ethers; [MSDSonline]

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

A liquid mixture; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate, in adhesives, sealants, paints, and coatings, and as an adhesive and binding agent in the manufacture of semiconductors and other electronic components, adhesives, paints, coatings, resins, and synthetic rubber; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization]

Comments

The supporting category member demonstrates local dermal effects (edema, erythema, fissuring, scaling, and thickening of the skin) but no systemic toxicity in a 13-week dermal study of rats at the highest tested dose (100 mg/kg/day); No adverse effects to reproductive organs and no developmental toxicity in the dermal study; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] A skin irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA; ESIS]; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "GLYCIDYL ETHERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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