Guidance on how to complete the application for a new medical device licence: Appendix 1, table 1, chemical identity of Bisphenol A

Appendix 1 - Table 1. Chemical Identity of Bisphenol A
Characteristic Information
Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS) Registry Number 80-05-7
Domestic Substances List name phenol, 4,4' -(1-methylethylidene)bis-
National Chemical Inventories (NCI) namesFootnote 1 phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis- (TSCA, PICCS, ASIA-PAC)
4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol (EINECS, PICCS)
2,2-Bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl) propane (ENCS)
phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis- (AICS, PICCS)
4,4'-(1-Methylethylidene)bisphenol (ECL)
4,4'-Bisphenol A (ECL)
phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis- (SWISS)
bisphenol A (SWISS, PICCS)
p,p'-isopropylidene diphenol (PICCS)
diphenol  methylethylidene (PICCS)
bis[phenol], 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)- (PICCS)
bisphenol-a (PICCS)
bisphenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)- (PICCS)
4,4-isopropylidene diphenyl (PICCS)
4,4'-dihydroxyphenyl-2,2-propane (PICCS)
2,2-di(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane (PICCS)
2,2-di(4-hydroxyphenyl) propane (PICCS)
2,2-bis-(4-hydroxy-phenyl)-propane (PICCS)
Other names bisphenol A
Chemical group Discrete organics
Chemical subgroup Phenols
Chemical formula C15H16O2
Chemical structure Chemical structure
SMILES Oc(ccc(c1)C(c(ccc(O)c2)c2)(C)C)c1


Footnote 1

National Chemical Inventories (NCI). 2006:

  • AICS (Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances)
  • ASIA-PAC (Asia-Pacific Substances Lists)_Toc173920654
  • ECL (Korean Existing Chemicals List)
  • EINECS (European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances)
  • ENCS (Japanese Existing and New Chemical Substances)
  • PICCS (Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances)
  • SWISS (Inventory of Newly Notified Substances and Giflist 1 - List of Toxic Substances)
  • TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical Substance Inventory)

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