National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Dioctyl Terephthalate - 10032


CASRN: 6422-86-2

Formula: C24-H38-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester
  • Bis(2-ethylhexyl) terephthalate

Known Uses

Plasticizer adhesive

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Utero-Lactational (Intravenous)  (R10332)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N
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