CAS Number
37853-59-1
Name
BTBPE
SIN Groups
(Poly)halogenated aromatics
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance has persistent, bioackumulative and toxic properties. It has been detected in environmental samples from various regions including in dolphins, arctic gulls as well as domestic cats and dogs. It has also been detected in humans.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2014 October
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

Synonyms
1,​1’-​[1,​2-​ethanediylbis(oxy)​]​bis(2,​4,​6-​tribromobenzene); 1,2-Bis(2,4,6-tribromophenoxy)ethane (BTBPE)
EC number
253-692-3
(Bio)monitoring data
Found in humans, mammals, birds and fish, also in tree bark. Source: Hoh et al 2005; Shi et al 2009; Arinaitwe et al 2014; Xiao et al. 2012; Zhu and Hites 2006; Zhu et al 2014; Verreault et al 2007; Strid et al 2013; Ali et al 2013a; Gauthier et al 2008; Mo et al 2012; Ali et al. 2013b; Cequier et al 2013
Possible uses
Source: 
This substance has persistent, bioackumulative and toxic properties.It has been detected in environmental samples from various regions including in dolphins, arctic gulls as well as domestic cats and dogs. It has also been detected in humans.
Technical function of substances
Source: 
Used in various types of polymers and textiles. Source: Wu et al 2011, Guerra et al 2011
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