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Pyromellitic dianhydride is used as a monomer in the preparation of polyimide polymers such as kapton; thermoplastics such as polyesters, polyethers, plasticizers, and expoxy resins. It is involved in the preparation of high performance coatings due to its mechanical, thermal and oxidative stability properties. It acts as a curing agent for epoxy resins which find application in adhesives, coatings and molding powders. As an intermediate, it plays an important role in polyimide based materials like printed circuit boards, tape automated bonding and magnetic wire insulation.
Xia, T.; Xi, Z.; Yi, X.; Liu, T.; Zhao, L. Melt Foamability of Poly (ethylene terephthalate)/Clay Nanocomposites Prepared by Extrusion Blending in the Presence of Pyromellitic Dianhydride. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54 (27), 6922-6931.
Zhu, L.; Wang, X.; Wu, L.; Luo, Y.; Zhu, Y.; Lin, Q.; Shi, Z. Thermal decomposition properties of cross-linked polycarbonate derived from carbon dioxide, propylene oxide and pyromellitic dianhydride. Mater. Lett. 2014, 128, 396-399.
Hazard Statements: H317-H318-H334
May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P272-P280-P285-P302+P352-P304+P341-P305+P351+P338-P310-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P501c
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant