Agent Name

2,2-Bis-(4-(2-methacryloxyethoxy)phenyl)propane

CAS Number

24448-20-2

Formula

C27-H32-O6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2,2'-(Isopropylidenebis(p-phenyleneoxy))diethylene ester of methacrylic acid; 2,2-Bis(4-(2-(methacryloxy)ethoxy)phenyl) propane; Bisphenol A bis(2-hydroxyethyl ether) dimethacrylate; (1-Methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxy-2,1-ethanediyl) bismethacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, (1-methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxy-2,1-ethanediyl) ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,1'-((1-methylethylidene)bis(4,1-phenyleneoxy-2,1-ethanediyl)) ester; [ChemIDplus] Bis-EMA; [RTECS] Ethoxylated bisphenol A dimethacrylate; [3M MSDS] Methacrylic acid diester of ethoxylated bisphenol A; [Evonik MSDS]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Green liquid with a sharp odor; [3M MSDS] Yellowish oily liquid with an ester-like odor; [Evonik MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an anaerobic retaining compound (sealant); [3M MSDS] Used as a crosslinker for anaerobic adhesives and dental compounds and to make crosslinked acrylic; [Evonik MSDS]

Comments

Causes allergic dermatitis after human skin exposure; [RTECS] May hazardously polymerize; A severe eye, respiratory tract, and moderate skin irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Repeated or prolonged inhalation exposure may cause cough, wheezing, and impaired lung function; May cause CNS depression; May cause birth defects or other adverse reproductive effects; [3M MSDS] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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