Scientific Review of 2,2-bis-(Bromomethyl)-1,3-propanediol (Technical Grade)
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: 2,2-bis-(Bromomethyl)-1,3-propanediol is used as a flame retardant in unsaturated polyester resins, for molded products, and in the production of rigid polyurethane foam. It also is used as a chemical intermediate for pentaerythritol ethers and other derivatives used as flame retardants.
- Appendix A: NTP (1996). Technical Report on the Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of 2,2-bis(Bromomethyl)-1,3-propanediol in Rats and B6C3F1 Mice, NTP TR 452, pp 5-102.
No Public Comments
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (January 20–21, 2000)
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