Diethyl Phthalate

CAS #: 84-66-2

Synonyms: DEP; ehtyl phthalate; phthalic acid , diethyl ester; deithyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate.

Uses: Solvent for nitrocellulose and cellulose acetate, plasticizer, wetting agent, insecticidal sprays, camphor substitute, plastics, perfumery as fixative and solvent, alcohol denaturant, mosquito repellents, plasticizer in solid rocket propellants

Hazard: Toxic by ingestion and inhalation, strong irritant to eyes and mucous membranes, narcotic.