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Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

Selectophore

Synonym(s):
Phthalic acid bis(2-ethylhexyl ester), DEHP, ‘Dioctyl’ phthalate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C24H38O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
390.56
Beilstein:
1890696
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.61

Quality Level

grade

for ion-selective electrodes

product line

Selectophore

form

viscous liquid (clear)

bp

386 °C (lit.)

density

0.985 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(CC)COC(=O)c1ccccc1C(=O)OCC(CC)CCCC

InChI

1S/C24H38O4/c1-5-9-13-19(7-3)17-27-23(25)21-15-11-12-16-22(21)24(26)28-18-20(8-4)14-10-6-2/h11-12,15-16,19-20H,5-10,13-14,17-18H2,1-4H3

InChI key

BJQHLKABXJIVAM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

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Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), is a phthalate ester which is a dialkyl or aryl/alkyl diesters of phthalic acid. It is mostly used as additives for imparting flexibility to polymers in plastics technology. Generally, phthalate ester are hydrophobic compounds which displays strong potential for adsorption.

Application

DEHP may be used as plasticisers in studying the transcriptional activity of human sodium/iodide symporter.

Legal Information

Selectophore is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH

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Health hazard

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

392.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

200 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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