Agent Name

Triethylene glycol dimethacrylate

Alternative Name

TREGDMA

CAS Number

109-16-0

Formula

C14-H22-O6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

TREGDMA; 1,2-Bis(2-(methacryloyloxy)ethoxy)ethane; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,2-ethanediylbis(oxy-2,1-ethanediyl) ester; Ethylenebis(oxyethylene) methacrylate; Methacrylic acid, diester with triethylene glycol; NK ester 3G; Polyester TGM 3; TGM 3; TGM 35; TGM 3PC; TGM 3S; TGM 3pc; TGM 3s; Tedma; Triethylene dimethacrylate; 2,2'-Ethylenedioxydiethyl dimethacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,1'-(1,2-ethanediylbis(oxy-2,1-ethanediyl)) ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Crosslinking agent for hard contact lenses, dental materials, thermoset and UV curable acrylics and vinyls; [HSDB]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in dental technicians; [Kanerva, p. 1744] May polymerize on exposure to light; An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00094 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

"Danger of sensitization of skin." [MAK]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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