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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Styrene polymer

RTECS #

WL6475000

CAS #

9003-53-6

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

N/R

Molecular Formula

(C8H8)x

Synonyms

168N15
3A
454H
475U
666U
686E
825TV
825TV-PS
A 3-80
Afcolene
Afcolene 666
Afcolene S 100
Atactic polystyrene
Bactolatex
Bakelite SMD 3500
BASF III
BDH 29-790
Bextrene XL 750
Bicolastic A 75
Bicolene H
Bio-Beads S-S 2
BP-Klp
BSB-S 40
BSB-S-E
Bustren
Bustren K 500
Bustren K 525-19
Bustren U 825
Bustren U 825E11
Bustren Y 3532
Bustren Y 825
Cadco 0115
Carinex GP
Carinex HR
Carinex HRM
Carinex SB 59
Carinex SB 61
Carinex SL 273
Carinex tgx/MF
Copal Z
Cosden 550
Cosden 945E
Denka QP3
Diarex 43G
Diarex HF 55
Diarex HF 55-247
Diarex HF 77
Diarex HS 77
Diarex HT 190
Diarex HT 500
Diarex HT 88
Diarex HT 88A
Diarex HT 90
Diarex YH 476
Dorvon
Dorvon FR 100
Dow 1683
Dow 360
Dow 456
Dow 665
Dow 860
Dow MX 5514
Dow MX 5516
Dylark 250
Dylene
Dylene 8
Dylene 8G
Dylene 9
Dylite F 40
Dylite F 40L
Edistir RB
Esbrite
Esbrite 2
Esbrite 4
Esbrite 4-62
Esbrite 500HM
Esbrite 8
Esbrite G 10
Esbrite G-P 2
Esbrite LBL
Escorez 7404
Estyrene 4-62
Estyrene 500SH
Estyrene G 15
Estyrene G 20
Estyrene G-P 4
Estyrene H 61
FC-MY 5450
FG 834
Foster grant 834
Gedex
HF 10
HF 55
HF 77
HH 102
HHI 11
HI-Styrol
Hostyren N
Hostyren N 4000
Hostyren N 4000V
Hostyren N 7001
Hostyren S
HT 88
HT 88A
HT 91-1
HT-F 76
IT 40
K 525
KB (Polymer)
KM (Polymer)
Koplen 2
KR 2537
Krasten 052
Krasten 1.4
Krasten SB
Lacqren 506
Lacqren 550
LS 061A
LS 1028E
Lustrex
Lustrex H 77
Lustrex HH 101
Lustrex HP 77
Lustrex HT 88
MX 4500
MX 5514
MX 5516
MX 5517-02
N 4000V
NaPst
NBS 706
Owispol GF
Pelaspan 333
Pelaspan Esp 109s
Piccolastic
Piccolastic A
Piccolastic A 25
Piccolastic A 5
Piccolastic A 50
Piccolastic A 75
Piccolastic C 125
Piccolastic D
Piccolastic D 125
Piccolastic D 150
Piccolastic D-100
Piccolastic E 100
Piccolastic E 200
Piccolastic E 75
Poligostyrene
Polyco 220NS
Polyflex
Polystrol D
Polystyrene
Polystyrene BW
Polystyrene latex
Polystyrene nanoparticles
Polystyrol
Printel's
PRX 1195
PS 1 (polymer)
PS 2
PS 2 (Polymer)
PS 200
PS 209
PS 454H
PS 5 (Polymer)
PS-B
Psb-C
Psb-S
Psb-S 40
Psb-S-E
PSV-L
PSV-L 1
PSV-L 1S
PSV-L 2
PY2763
R 3
R 3612
Rexolite 1422
Rhodolne
S 173
SB 475K
SD 188
Shell 300
SMD 3500
SPS 600
SRM 705
SRM 706
ST 30UL
ST 90
Sternite 30
Sternite ST 30VL
Stryon 686
Styrafoil
Styragel
Styrene polymers
Styrex C
Styrocell PM
Styrofan 2D
Styroflex
Styrofoam
Styrolux
Styron
Styron 440A
Styron 470A
Styron 475
Styron 475D
Styron 492
Styron 666
Styron 666K27
Styron 666U
Styron 666V
Styron 678
Styron 679
Styron 683
Styron 685
Styron 690
Styron 69021
Styron GP
Styron PS 3
Styron T 679
Styropian
Styropian FH 105
Styropol HT 500
Styropol IBE
Styropol JQ 300
Styropol KA
Styropor
TC 3-30
TGD 5161
TMDE 6500
Toporex 500
Toporex 550-02
Toporex 830
Toporex 850-51
Toporex 855-51
Trolitul
Trycite 1000
U625
Ubatol U 2001
UCC 6863
UP 1
UP 2
UP 27
UPM
Upm508L
Upm703
Vestolen P 5232G
Vestyron
Vestyron 114-12
Vestyron 512
Vestyron MB
Vestyron N
Vinamul N 710
Vinamul N 7700
Vinyl products R 3612
Vinylbenzene polymer
X 600

Tumorigenic Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
implant/rat lowest published toxic dose: 19 mg/kgTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Tumorigenic: Tumors at site of application
CNREA8 15,333,1955

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 56.6 gm/m3/30MENTOX* -,516,2005
intratracheal/mouse lowest published toxic dose: 4000 µg/kgLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Dehydrogenases

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Effect on inflammation or mediation of inflammation
TXAPA9 215,100,2006
intratracheal/mouse lowest published toxic dose: 10000 µg/kgLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Effect on inflammation or mediation of inflammation
TXAPA9 215,100,2006

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intravenous/rat lowest published toxic dose: 200 mg/kg/2W- intermittentLiver: Liver function tests impaired

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Other proteins
TXAPA9 130,272,1995

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Human No Adequate DataIMEMDT 19,231,1979
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Animal Inadequate EvidenceIMEMDT 19,231,1979
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Group 3IMSUDL 7,56,1987
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWSTRAAA 100,192,1956
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 613,138,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWENTOX* -,516,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNBREV* 5,1,1981
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNBREV* 5,1,1981
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWFCTOD7 49,1877,2011
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWFCTOD7 49,1877,2011

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 10 mg/m3, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X6970; Number of Industries 101; Total Number of Facilities 11403; Number of Occupations 131; Total Number of Employees Exposed 400575; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 182417
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M3416; Number of Industries 15; Total Number of Facilities 1604; Number of Occupations 25; Total Number of Employees Exposed 6915
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M3828; Number of Industries 120; Total Number of Facilities 10731; Number of Occupations 101; Total Number of Employees Exposed 147128

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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