Agent Name

Pentaerythritol triacrylate

CAS Number

3524-68-3

Formula

C14-H8-O7

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Acrylic acid, triester with pentaerythritol; Aronix M 305; Gafgard 233; Kayarad PET 30; Light Acrylate PE 3A; NK Ester A-TMM 3; NK Ester A-TMM 3L; NK Ester TMM 50T; P 300 (acrylate); PETA; SR 444; SR 444C; Sartomer SR 444; Setalux UV 2242; Tetramethylolmethane triacrylate; 2-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-(((1-oxoallyl)oxy)methyl)-1,3-propanediyl diacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 1,1'-(2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-(((1-oxo-2-propen-1-yl)oxy)methyl)-1,3-propanediyl) ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-(((1-oxo-2-propenyl)oxy)methyl)-1,3-propanediyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Thick yellow liquid; [CAMEO] Clear liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in UV-cured inks or varnishes and dental polymers; [Kanerva, p. 1744] Used to make various inks and coatings, in photoresists, printing inks and plates, acrylic glues, adhesives, alkyds, binders, paper and wood impregnates, wire and cable extrusion, polymer impregnated concrete and as a modifier for polyester and fibergalss; [NTP]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in dental technicians and fabric printers; [Kanerva, p. 1744] Occupational asthma confirmed in a worker exposed to triacrylate (unspecified) from a thermal printer; [Malo] May cause skin and eye irritation; [CAMEO] May polymerize; A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Reference Link

Occupational skin diseases in dental laboratory technicians. (I). Clinical picture and causative factors

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

1 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

VP <0.001 mmHg at 25 deg C; [AIHA]

Reference Link

Asthma induced by a thermal printer.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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