2,2-bis(4-Hydroxyphenyl)propane, p,p'-dihydroxydiphenylpropane, diphenylolpropane, p,p'-Isopropylidenediphenol, 4,4'-dihydroxdiphenylpropane, 2,2-di(4-phenylol)propane, bis(4-hydroxyphenyl) dimethylmethane, 4,4'-dihydroxydiphenyl-2,2-propane, p,p'-isopropylidenebisphenol, bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane, 4,4'-dihydroxy-2,2-diphenylpropane, 4,4'-dimethylmethylenediphenol, 4,4'-bisphenol a, dimethylmethylene-p,p'-diphenol, Phenol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis-, DIAN, beta-di-phydroxyphenylpropane, 2,2-Bis(4,4'-Hydroxyphenyl)propane, p,p'-dihydroxydiphenyldimethylmethane, dimethyl bis(p-hydroxyphenyl)methane
This is an industrial chemical used in the production of hard, clear polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins. It is found in products such as baby and water bottles, sports equipment, medical and dental devices, dental composite fillings and sealants, lenses, CDs, DVDs and food and beverage cans. It has also been used as a fungicide, antioxidant and flame retardant. Further research may identify additional product or industrial usages of this chemical.