styrene oxide

Synonyms: "2-phenyloxirane", "phenyloxirane", "epoxystyrene", "phenylethylene oxide", "styryl oxide", "1,2-epoxyethylbenzene"

Source: styrene oxide is used as a reactive plasticizer or diluent for epoxy resins and in the production of phenethyl alcohol and styrene glycol and its derivatives.


IUPAC Name: 2-phenyloxirane
CAS Number: 96-09-3
PubChem ID: 7276
Canonical SMILES: C1C(O1)C2=CC=CC=C2

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C8H8O
Molecular Weight: 120,1485

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 9


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Brown-Woodman PD, Webster WS, Picker K, Huq F. 1994. In vitro assessment of individual and interactive effects of aromatic hydrocarbons on embryonic development of the rat. Reprod Toxicol 8(2):121-135.

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