Plastics & Rubber
Benzene, 1,1'-methylenebis(4-isocyanato-, homopolymer; [ChemIDplus] 4,4'-MDI homopolymer; 4,4’-Diphenyl methanediisocyanate homopolymer; [EPA] 4,4'-Methylenediphenyl diisocyanate, oligomers; 1-Isocyanato-4-[(4-isocyanatophenyl)methyl]benzene homopolymer; [ECHA REACH Registrations]
Used in industrial flexible and rigid foams, coatings, adhesives, and sealants, in elastomer and other polymer production, in composite materials, and foundries; [ECHA REACH Registrations]
Causes acute pulmonary edema in 6-hour acute studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; Harmful by inhalation; Suspected carcinogen; [ECHA REACH Registrations] See "Methylenediphenyl diisocyanate."
LCLo (rat) = 490 mg/m3/4hr
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: