Bisphenol F

CAS Number
620-92-8
Name
Bisphenol F
SIN Groups
Bisphenols
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance has endocrine disrupting properties. Bisphenol F has shown to be estrogenic in in vitro studies and there is also some evidence of antiandrogenicity.  In vivo studies have shown uterine growth in rodents and altered weight of testes and cowper´s gland.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2014 October
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

Synonyms
4,4'-methylenediphenol
EC number
210-658-2
(Bio)monitoring data
BPS has been detected in indoor dust in the US and several Asian countries. In studies from China BPF has also been found in numerous categories of food items and also in human urine. (Liao et al., 2012; Liao & Kannan, 2014; Yang et al., 2014)
Technical function of substances
Source: 
Used to make epoxy resins and coatings for various applications.  Source: HSDB
620-92-8