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Testing Status of 2-Ethylhexyl glycidyl ether 2461156


CASRN: 2461-15-6

Formula: C11-H22-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Oxirane, (((2-ethylhexyl)oxy)methyl)-(9CI)

Known Uses

A major use of the glycidyl ethers discussed in this chapter are as reactive diluents in epoxy resin mixtures. However, some of these materials are also used as intermediates in chemical synthesis as well as in other industrial applications.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (879421)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (242948)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Positive