Agent Name

Bisphenol A epichlorohydrin polymer

CAS Number

25068-38-6

Formula

(C15-H16-O2.C3-H5-Cl-O)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Epidian; UP 5-207; (Chloromethyl)oxirane, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bisphenol copolymer; 2,2-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane-epichlorohydrin copolymer; 2,2-Bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane-epichlorohydrin polymer; 2,2-Bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)propane-epichlorohydrin condensate; 2,2-Bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)propane-epichlorohydrin copolymer; Araldit LY 556; Araldite 471X75; Araldite 527; Beckopox EP 301; Beckopox EP 304; Bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)dimethylmethane-epichlorohydrin copolymer; Bisphenol A, (chloromethyl)oxirane polymer; Bisphenol A, epichlorohydrin polymer; Der 331; Dinox 040; Epon 1009; Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis-, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane; Araldite GY 250; Bisphenol A - epichlorohydrin condensate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Epoxy Resins

Description

Pale yellow solid (molecular weight 600-1400) or water-white to yellow liquid (molecular weight 360-560); [CHEMINFO] Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A mild to moderate eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [CHEMINFO] May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] An eye and mild skin irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA] A completely cured epoxy resin contains no free monomer or hardener and is nonsensitizing. [Marks, p. 83-4] See "EPOXY RESINS."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 791 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

LC50 data for EPON resin 2002 dust; molecular weight about 1300; [CHEMINFO]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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