A colorless, oily liquid commonly used as a plasticizer in many types of polymers. Diallyl phthalate will self-polymerize unless it is inhibited. As a polymer, it is used for low-pressure laminated cloth and paper.
Synonyms and Related Terms
DAP; diallyl ester o-phthalic acid; di-2-propenyl ester-1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid
Soluble in most organic solvents. Partially soluble in glycols, gasoline, mineral oil and glycerol. Insoluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 246.3|
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by ingestion. Irritating to eyes. Contact may cause irritation.
Combustible. Flash point = 166 C
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 31
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Robert Weast (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, v. 61, 1980 Comment: ref. index=1.517