Resin acids and Rosin acids, hydrogenated, esters with glycerol

Agent Name
Resin acids and Rosin acids, hydrogenated, esters with glycerol
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Biological Agents
Hydrogenated rosin, disproportionated rosin, glycerol ester; [ChemIDplus] Esters de glycerine de colophane hydrogenee; Glycerol ester of hydrogenated rosin; [IUCLID] HRGE; Hydrogenated rosin glycerin ester; Resin acids and rosin acids ester of glycerol, hydrogenated; Rosin, hydrogenated, glycerol ester; A 100; Elkan A 120; Ester Gum H; Foral 69; Foral 85; Foral 85E; Foral 85-55WKX; Foralyn 90; Glycerides, rosin, hydrogenated; Glycerol ester of partially hydrogenated wood rosin, Hydrogenated rosin glycerine; KE 100; Pinecrystal KE 311; Resin acids, hydrogenated, esters with glycerol; Rikatac F 85; Rikatac SE 7; Rosin, hydrogenated, ester with glycerol; Staybelite Ester 10; Staybelite Ester 10.55WK; Staybelite Ester 10E; Staybelite Ester 5; Staybelite Ester 5E; Staybelite Ester 5E-JQ; Staybelite Ester 610; Super Ester A 100; Wood rosin, hydrogenated, ester with 1,2,3-propanetriol; [Government of Canada: Substance Profile] Ester of hydrogenated rosin; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]
Rosin and Derivatives
Light amber pellets with a mild odor; [Eastman Chemical MSDS]
Approved for many food contact uses in the EU; Approved for use in chewing gum in several EU states and the USA; [IUCLID] Used as an adhesive/binder/sealant/filler, formulation component, paint/coating additive, and in the production of adhesives and sealants; [ExPub: Government of Canada: Substance Profile] Used in adhesives, cosmetics, and inks; [Eastman Chemical MSDS] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]
Not irritating to rabbit skin; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pig maximization test; Not considered to have potential for carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity, teratogenicity, or developmental toxicity; [IUCLID] Rosin esters administered at high doses demonstrate reduced growth and liver effects in repeated dose oral studies of rats; Decreased testes and changes of the male reproductive system; Slight decrease in the mean number of implantation sites per pregnancy; No evidence of teratogenicity or carcinogenicity; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] See "Colophony."
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Exposure Assessment

Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) > 158 mg/m3/6hr

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