Skip Navigation
ChemIDplus A TOXNET DATABASE LiteBrowseAdvanced

Substance Name: Polystyrene
RN: 9003-53-6

Note

  • Polymerized forms of styrene used as a biocompatible material, especially in dentistry. They are thermoplastic and are used as insulators, for injection molding and casting, as sheets, plates, rods, rigid forms and beads.

Molecular Formula

  • (C8-H8)x-

Molecular Weight

  • 104.1512
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
* denotes mobile formatted website

Links to Resources

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Polystyrene

Name of Substance

  • Benzene, ethenyl-, homopolymer
  • Ethenylbenzene, homopolymer
  • Polystyrene
  • Styrofoam

Synonyms

  • 168N15
  • 31N (styrene polymer)
  • 3A
  • 454H
  • 475U
  • 550P (styrene polymer)
  • 666U
  • 686E
  • 825TV
  • A 180 (vinyl polymer)
  • A 3-80
  • A 75 (vinyl polymer)
  • Adion H
  • Afcolene
  • Afcolene 492
  • Afcolene 666
  • Afcolene S 100
  • Atactic polystyrene
  • Bactolatex
  • Bakelite SMD 3500
  • BASF III
  • BDH 29-790
  • Bextrene XL 750
  • Bicolastic A 75
  • Bicolene H
  • Bio-Beads S-S 2
  • BP-Klp
  • BSB-S 40
  • BSB-S-E
  • Bustren
  • Bustren K 500
  • Bustren K 525-19
  • Bustren U 825
  • Bustren U 825E11
  • Bustren Y 3532
  • Bustren Y 825
  • Cadco 0115
  • Carinex GP
  • Carinex HR
  • Carinex HRM
  • Carinex SB 59
  • Carinex SB 61
  • Carinex SL 273
  • Carinex tgx/MF
  • Copal Z
  • Cosden 550
  • Cosden 945E
  • Denka QP3
  • Diarex 43G
  • Diarex HF 55
  • Diarex HF 55-247
  • Diarex HF 77
  • Diarex HS 77
  • Diarex HT 190
  • Diarex HT 500
  • Diarex HT 88
  • Diarex HT 88A
  • Diarex HT 90
  • Diarex YH 476
  • Dorvon
  • Dorvon FR 100
  • Dow 1683
  • Dow 360
  • Dow 456
  • Dow 665
  • Dow 860
  • Dow MX 5514
  • Dow MX 5516
  • Dylark 250
  • Dylene
  • Dylene 8
  • Dylene 8G
  • Dylene 9
  • Dylite F 40
  • Dylite F 40L
  • Edistir RB
  • Esbrite
  • Esbrite 2
  • Esbrite 4
  • Esbrite 4-62
  • Esbrite 500HM
  • Esbrite 8
  • Esbrite G 10
  • Esbrite G-P 2
  • Esbrite LBL
  • Escorez 7404
  • Estyrene 4-62
  • Estyrene 500SH
  • Estyrene G 15
  • Estyrene G 20
  • Estyrene G-P 4
  • Estyrene H 61
  • Ethenylbenzene homopolymer
  • FC-MY 5450
  • FG 834
  • Foster grant 834
  • Gedex
  • GP 100
  • HF 10
  • HF 55
  • HF 77
  • HH 102
  • HHI 11
  • HI-Styrol
  • Hostyren N
  • Hostyren N 4000
  • Hostyren N 4000V
  • Hostyren N 7001
  • Hostyren S
  • HT 88
  • HT 88A
  • HT 91-1
  • HT-F 76
  • IT 40
  • K 525
  • KB (Polymer)
  • KM (Polymer)
  • Koplen 2
  • KR 2537
  • Krasten 052
  • Krasten 1.4
  • Krasten SB
  • Lacqren 506
  • Lacqren 550
  • Latex
  • LS 061A
  • LS 1028E
  • Lustrex
  • Lustrex H 77
  • Lustrex HH 101
  • Lustrex HP 77
  • Lustrex HT 88
  • MX 4500
  • MX 5514
  • MX 5516
  • MX 5517-02
  • N 4000V
  • NaPst
  • NBS 706
  • Owispol GF
  • Pelaspan 333
  • Pelaspan Esp 109s
  • Piccolastic
  • Piccolastic A
  • Piccolastic A 25
  • Piccolastic A 5
  • Piccolastic A 50
  • Piccolastic A 75
  • Piccolastic C 125
  • Piccolastic D
  • Piccolastic D-100
  • Polystyrene
  • R 3
  • R 3612
  • S 173
  • Styrene, homopolymer
  • U625
  • X 600

Systematic Names

  • Benzene, ethenyl-, homopolymer
  • Ethenylbenzene, homopolymer
  • Styrene polymer

Superlist Names

  • Polystyrene
  • Polystyrene, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 50,000

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9003-53-6

Other Registry Numbers

  • 105270-05-1
  • 1083095-63-9
  • 110866-50-7
  • 11120-46-0
  • 1160710-79-1
  • 1187742-34-2
  • 1191987-17-3
  • 120037-99-2
  • 120534-26-1
  • 1227265-55-5
  • 124229-31-8
  • 124229-48-7
  • 12627-11-1
  • 1263545-74-9
  • 130243-06-0
  • 131495-39-1
  • 132827-43-1
  • 1360862-30-1
  • 137262-45-4
  • 1397706-69-2
  • 1415127-06-8
  • 1415263-61-4
  • 1430218-84-0
  • 144637-93-4
  • 1462855-56-6
  • 149212-19-1
  • 155197-45-8
  • 157243-21-5
  • 157929-02-7
  • 1609008-94-7
  • 161776-45-0
  • 1620621-58-0
  • 1623021-11-3
  • 1633667-53-4
  • 1636918-11-0
  • 1691258-69-1
  • 171022-02-9
  • 171022-09-6
  • 172641-48-4
  • 172867-64-0
  • 1858177-20-4
  • 1887074-77-2
  • 2015955-53-8
  • 2035446-93-4
  • 2058269-38-6
  • 2093331-60-1
  • 2093331-64-5
  • 219782-52-2
  • 25038-60-2
  • 260975-79-9
  • 359762-95-1
  • 360046-70-4
  • 373601-20-8
  • 39470-87-6
  • 40494-15-3
  • 441772-62-9
  • 471865-10-8
  • 487021-46-5
  • 51609-83-7
  • 51609-87-1
  • 52932-49-7
  • 53112-49-5
  • 53986-84-8
  • 54578-24-4
  • 54596-41-7
  • 55128-06-8
  • 55465-00-4
  • 56451-72-0
  • 56748-62-0
  • 57657-06-4
  • 58033-91-3
  • 60120-16-3
  • 60328-46-3
  • 60880-98-0
  • 61584-89-2
  • 61584-90-5
  • 63849-49-0
  • 644984-36-1
  • 666836-48-2
  • 726192-11-6
  • 730985-59-8
  • 78354-47-9
  • 81834-12-0
  • 851588-70-0
  • 852837-17-3
  • 86090-91-7
  • 9044-64-8
  • 9055-91-8
  • 98444-30-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009003536

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C8-H8)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C8-H8
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

Smiles

c1(ccccc1)C([CH])[CH]