Agent Name

Trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate

Alternative Name

TMPTMA

CAS Number

3290-92-4

Formula

C18-H26-O6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

TMPTMA; 1,1,1-Trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate; 1,3-Propanediol, 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-, trimethacrylate; 2-Ethyl-2(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol trimethacrylate; ATM 11; Acryester TMP; Blemmer PTT; Chemlink 30; Chemlink 3080; Hi-Cross M; Light Ester TMP; Methacrylic acid, 1,1,1-trihydroxymethyl propane triester; Monocizer TD 1500; NK Ester M TMPT; NK Ester TMPT; PTMA; PTMA (VAN); Perkalink 400; Perkalink 400-50D; SR 350; Saret 515; Sartomer 350; Sartomer SR 350; TD 1500; TD 1500 S; TMPT (crosslinking agent); 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,1'-(2-ethyl-2-(((2-methyl-1-oxo-2-propen-1-yl)oxy)methyl)-1,3-propanediyl) ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-ethyl-2-(((2-methyl-1-oxo-2-propenyl)oxy)methyl)-1,3-propanediyl ester; Methacrylic acid, triester with 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Amber liquid with a musty odor; [AIHA] Yellow viscous liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in UV-cured inks, coatings, adhesives, and dental sealants; [AIHA] Used in the chemical, paint, and polymer industries; Also used in adhesives, binding agents, cosmetics, vulcanizing agents, and crosslinking agents; [IUCLID]

Comments

A common skin sensitizer in dentistry; [Kanerva, p. 1392] May polymerize violently at >32 deg C, at >12 months of storage, or when exposed to light, free radicals, or oxidizing agents; [AIHA] A mild skin irritant; Causes ataxia, tremor, and dyspnea in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Reference Link

Occupational allergic contact dermatitis and contact urticaria caused by polyfunctional aziridine hardener

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

1 mg/m3

Vapor Pressure

0.000137 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

VP <1 mm Hg at 150 deg C; [AIHA]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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