1,6-Hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) home ICD10: L23.9

1,6-Hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI)

Formula CAS
C8H12N2O2 822-06-0



Background
1,6-Hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) is an isocyanate monomer.

Synonyms
1,6-Hexamethylenediisocyanate
Hexamethylenediisocyanate
HDI
1,6-diisocyanatohexane
Evafanol AS-1

Uses
Anti-pill finish Evafanol AS-1
Clothing manufacture
Paints (polyurethane)
Polyurethane chemicals
Lacquers

Cross-Reactions

Unusual Reactions

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Referenties
1. Wilkinson SM, Cartwright PH, Armitage J, English JS. Allergic contact dermatitis from 1,6-diisocyanatohexane in an anti-pill finish. Contact Dermatitis 1991;25(2):94-96.
2. Estlander T, Keskinen H, Jolanki R, Kanerva L. Occupational dermatitis from exposure to polyurethane chemicals. Contact Dermatitis 1992;27(3):161-165.


Auteur(s):
dr. Jan R. Mekkes. Dermatoloog, Amsterdam UMC.

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