Trioctyl trimellitate, Plasticizer in PVC (ab145131)

Overview

  • Product name

    Trioctyl trimellitate, Plasticizer in PVC
  • Description

    Plasticizer that was evaluated for endocrine disrupting activities through estrogen receptor alpha binding assay.
  • Alternative names

    • 1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic Acid, 1,2,4-Tris(2-ethylhexyl) Ester
    • TOTM
    • Trioctyltrimellitate
    • Tris(2-ethylhexyl) Trimellitate
    • Tris(octyl) Trimellitate
    see all
  • Biological description

    Plasticizer that was evaluated for endocrine disrupting activities through estrogen receptor alpha binding assay. Has no affinity for ERalpha.

  • CAS Number

    3319-31-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Tris(2-ethylhexyl)trimellitate
  • Molecular weight

    546.78
  • Molecular formula

    C33H54O6
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Ito R  et al. Determination of tris(2-ethylhexyl)trimellitate released from PVC tube by LC-MS/MS. Int J Pharm 360:91-5 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 18502595) »
  • Ohashi A  et al. Evaluation of endocrine disrupting activity of plasticizers in polyvinyl chloride tubes by estrogen receptor alpha binding assay. J Artif Organs 8:252-6 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 16362523) »
  • Kambia K  et al. Evaluation of the direct toxicity of trioctyltrimellitate (TOTM), di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and their hydrolysis products on isolated rat hepatocytes. Int J Artif Organs 27:971-8 (2004). Read more (PubMed: 15636055) »

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