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Assessment of 6422-86-2, DEHT by ToxServices, 2012-02-10

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Assessment by ToxServices LLC Assessment Date: 02-10-12
Expiration Date: 02-10-15
Assessor: ToxServices LLC
Assessor Type*: GreenScreen Profiler
Assessment Type*: Certified with Verification
Template version: V1.2
Tracking number: GSI-70

Di(2-ethylhexyl)terephthalate compound

CAS#: 6422-86-2
Chemical Name: Di(2-ethylhexyl)terephthalate

Chemical Synonyms: DEHT (Eastman 168)

Primary Applications: Plasticizers

Di(2-ethylhexyl) terephthalate (DEHT) is a phthalate alternative. DEHT is not considered to be a part of the common “phthalate ester” class as it is not ortho-substituted. DEHT is compatible with use in cellulose acetatebutyrate, cellulose nitrate, polymethyl methacrylate, polystyrene, polyvinyl butyral, and PVC resins (CPSC 2010).