Dioctyl phthalate

CAS Number
117-84-0
Name
Dioctyl phthalate
SIN Groups
Phthalates
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance has endocrine disrupting properties. In vitro studies show interference with thyroid function. In vivo reproductive and developmental effects have been seen in daphnia, fish and rodents. In humans the substance has been linked to endometriosis in humans.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2014 October
REACH status, appears on
Source: ESIS
Restriction list (annex XVII)
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

Synonyms
dioctyl phthalate
EC number
204-214-7
(Bio)monitoring data
DnOP was detected in Japanese mineral water with similar concentrations in plastic and glass bottles. Low concentrations of DnOP were detected in some but not all wastewater samples in a Spanish study. DnOP also occurs naturally in algae. (Higuchi et al., 2004; Cho et al., 2005; Zafra-Gómez et al., 2008)
Possible uses
Source: 
This substance has endocrine disrupting properties. In vitro studies show interference with thyroid function. In vivo reproductive and developmental effects have been seen in daphnia, fish and rodents. In humans the substance has been linked to endometriosis.
Technical function of substances
Source: 
Plasticizer, dye carrier. Source: HSDB
117-84-0