Agent Name

Tripropylene glycol diacrylate

Alternative Name

TPGDA

CAS Number

42978-66-5

Formula

C15-H24-O6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

TPGDA; 2-Propenoic acid, (1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy(methyl-2,1-ethanediyl)) ester; Tripropyleneglycol diacrylate; (1-Methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy(methyl-2,1-ethanediyl)) diacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 1,1'-((1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy(methyl-2,1-ethanediyl))) ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 1,1'-(1,3-propanediylbis(oxy-3,1-propanediyl)) ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 1,3-propanediylbis(oxy-3,1-propanediyl) ester; Acrylic acid, propylenebis(oxypropylene) ester; Propane-1,3-diylbis(oxypropane-1,3-diyl) diacrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Pale yellow to amber liquid with an ester odor; Hygroscopic; [IUCLID] Light yellow liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in UV-cured inks and resins for dentistry and artificial nails; [Kanerva, p. 1745] Used for synthesis in the chemical industry and in the paint/lacquer/varnish industry; [IUCLID]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in workers handling dental resins, inks, and nail products; [Kanerva, p. 1745] May polymerize on light exposure; Heat may cause rapid and violent polymerization; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause skin sensitization; One report of occupational skin sensitization in a print worker; Highly irritating to rabbit eyes; Equivocal results in guinea pig skin sensitization studies; [IUCLID] May polymerize on light exposure; A skin, respiratory tract, and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

"Danger of sensitization of skin." [MAK]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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