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DIMETHYL PHTHALATE [2 records]

Record 1 2011-02-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C10H10O4
see observation, formula
131-11-3
CAS number
OBS

Insect repellent.

OBS

Chemical formula: C10H10O4

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C10H10O4
see observation, formula
131-11-3
CAS number
CONT

Les produits répulsifs classiques empêchent, pendant un temps plus ou moins long, les simulies de piquer la partie exposée de l'épiderme. [...] Les produits les plus efficaces recommandés pour l'application sur l'épiderme sont la diéthyltoluamide, la chlorodiéthylbenzamide, le phtalate de diméthyle, le carbate de diméthyle et l'éthylhexanediol.

OBS

Formule chimique : C10H10O4

Spanish

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Record 2 2011-01-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C6H4(COOCH3)2
see observation, formula
C10H10O4
see observation, formula
131-11-3
CAS number
DEF

A chemical product which appears under the form of a colorless, odorless liquid which boils at 282°C, is soluble in organic solvents, is slightly soluble in water, and is used as a plasticizer, in resins, lacquers, perfumes, and as an insect repellent.

OBS

dimethyl phthalate: term standardized by ISO; used by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) and by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

OBS

DMP: This might be an in-house or a non-recognized abbreviation; not to be used alone, to avoid any risk of confusion.

OBS

Chemical formula: C6H4(COOCH3)2 or C10H10O4

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C6H4(COOCH3)2
see observation, formula
C10H10O4
see observation, formula
131-11-3
CAS number
OBS

Formule chimique : C6H4(COOCH3)2 ou C10H10O4

Spanish

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