Dipropylene glycol dibenzoate

Agent Name
Dipropylene glycol dibenzoate
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Dipropylene glycol dibenzoate formula graphical representation
Polypropylene glycol (2) dibenzoate; PPG-2 Dibenzoate; Benzoflex 9-88; Finsolv PG 22; Oxybispropanol dibenzoate; Oxydipropyl dibenzoate; Propanol, oxybis-, dibenzoate; Dipropylene glycol, dibenzoate; [ChemIDplus] Benzoflex 9-88 SG; Benzoflex 9-98; Dibenzol dipropylene glycol ester; Dipropanediol dibenzoate; K-flex DP; [CHRIS] 1-[2-(Benzoyloxy)propoxy]propan-2-yl benzoate; [ECHA REACH Registrations] Di(propylene glycol) dibenzoate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Esters, Other
Viscous straw-colored liquid with a faint odor; [CHRIS] Colorless liquid with a mild ester odor; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Robust Summaries]
Used as a solvator for PVC, plasticizer in elastomers, in vinyl flooring, adhesives, latex caulks and sealants, color concentrates for PVC, and castable polyurethanes; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Robust Summaries] Used to formulate adhesives, sealants, lubricants, plasticizers, coatings, and inks, to make fine and large scale chemicals, and as a plasticizer for PVC and carrier for agrochemicals; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]
May cause smarting and reddening of skin if spilled and allowed to remain on clothes; High vapor concentrations may cause mild smarting of eyes and respiratory system; [CHRIS] Not a skin or eye irritant in rabbits; No evidence of skin sensitization in guinea pigs; Reversible histopathological changes of the liver observed in 13-week oral study of rats at >1,750 mg/kg; No adverse effects noted in 90-day study of dogs at 1,000 ppm in the diet; Low frequency of developmental toxicity (increased cervical ribs) observed in rats at doses not maternally toxic; No significant adverse reproductive effects observed in 2-generation study of rats at doses up to 10,000 ppm dietary; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Robust Summaries] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
4.6E-07 mm Hg
must be preheated

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: