CONTROLLING THE REFRACTIVE INDEX OF EPOXY ADHESIVES
John M. Messinger, & Peter T. Lansbury
6 HEALTH AND SAFETY NOTE
EPICHLOROHYDRIN IS A KNOWN CARCINOGEN, and chronic exposure can cause liver damage. Epoxides are a member of a class of compounds known as alkylating agents. Most alkylating agents have been found to be carcinogens. No MSDS is available for the halogenated additives, as they are new compounds.
FUNDING FOR THIS STUDY was provided by the State University of New York at Buffalo Graduate Research Initiative Visiting Professor Research Program. The authors wish to acknowledge F. Christopher Tahk and Dan Kushel for lively discussions and helpful suggestions.