National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether - M20190

 

CASRN: 1675-54-3

Formula: C21-H24-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DGEBPA
  • Diglycidyl bisphenol A
  • Oxirane, 2,2'-((1-methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxymethylene))bis-

Known Uses

Major component of liquid epoxy resins. Binder in laminates of various materials. In light weight foams.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (935710)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Positive 
  • Salmonella  (725373)  Completed 
    • Citation: Canter, D.A., Zeiger, E., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., and Speck, W. Comparative mutagenicity of aliphatic epoxides in Salmonella Mutation Res. Vol. 172 (1986) 105-138
    •  Positive 
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