Agent Name

1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione, 1,1'-(1,3-phenylene)bis-

CAS Number

3006-93-7

Formula

C14-H8-N2-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,3-Bismaleimidobenzene; 1,3-Dimaleimidobenzene; 1,3-Phenylenebismaleimide; HVA 2; HVA-2 curing agent; M-PhDM; N,N'-(m-Phenylene)bismaleimide; N,N'-(m-Phenylenedimaleimide); N,N'-1,3-Phenylenedimaleimide; m-Dimaleimidobenzene; m-Phenylenebismaleimide; m-Phenylenedimaleimide; 1,1'-(1,3-Phenylene)bis-1H-pyrrole-2,5-dione; 1,1'-(m-Phenylene)bis-1H-pyrrole-2,5-dione (9CI); Maleimide, N,N'-(m-phenylene)di-; [ChemIDplus] N,N'-(1,3-Phenylene)dimaleimide; [Aldrich MSDS] VANAX MBM PWDR; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS] HVA-2-CURATIVE; [DuPont Performance Elastomers MSDS]

Category

Curing Agents (Aromatic)

Description

Yellow powder; [Aldrich MSDS] Yellow to light brown odorless powder; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an elastomer curing adjuvant; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; Highly toxic by inhalation; Toxic by skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS] Dust may form combustible mixtures with air; A severe eye irritant (may have corrosive effects); May cause skin sensitization; May be fatal by inhalation; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS] May cause permanent eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; Inhalation may cause altered respiratory rate, delayed lung injury, or death; Contains less than 3% petroleum distillates that cause skin irritation; [DuPont Performance Elastomers MSDS]

Restricted

Should not be used in medical applications that result in permanent implantation in the human body; [DuPont Performance Elastomers MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 55 mg/m3/4hr

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