Agent Name

Bisphenol A-Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether polymer

CAS Number

25036-25-3

Formula

(C21-H24-O4.C15-H16-O2)x

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether bisphenol A polymer; Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis-, polymer with 2,2'-((1-methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxymethylene))bis(oxirane); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Epoxy Resins

Description

Pale yellow odorless solid; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Epoxy resins based on glycidyl ethers are used in protective coatings, reinforced plastics, structural composites, electrical laminates, moulding components, construction materials, boats and ships, and appliances; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A moderate eye irritant; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization after prolonged contact; [CHEMINFO] May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] A completely cured epoxy resin contains no free monomer or hardener and is nonsensitizing. [Marks, p. 83-4] See "EPOXY RESINS."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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