Diallyl Phthalate

CAS #:  131-17-9

Synonyms: DAP; Diallyester phthalic acid; diallyl phthalate

Uses: Primary plasticizer that will polymerize if not inhibited, a monoer that will polymerize with heat and catalyst. Forms low-pressure laminates with various fillers such as glass cloth, paper, etc., for electrical insulation.

Hazard: Toxic by ingestion; Symptoms of exposure to this compound include irritation of the skin, eyes and mucous membranes.  At very high levels, toxic effects include central nervous system depression.  It can cause internal disorders by continued skin absorption.  Inhalation may cause nose, throat and lung irritation, lung congestion and liver damage.  Eye contact may cause burning.  It may cause lacrimation.  Other symptoms include coughing, sneezing, thirst, respiratory distress, sore throat, headache and abdominal pain.  DIALLYL PHTHALATE can react with oxidizers.  It can also react with acids and alkalis.  It is incompatible with water and oxygen.