Agent Name

1,6-Hexanediol diacrylate

Alternative Name

HDDA

CAS Number

13048-33-4

Formula

C12-H18-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

HDDA; 1,6-Hexamethylene diacrylate; 1,6-Hexanediol di-2-propenoate; 1,6-Hexanediol diacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 1,6-hexanediyl ester; Acrylic acid, hexamethylene ester; C 716; Hexamethylene acrylate; Hexamethylene diacrylate; Hexamethylene glycol diacrylate; Hexaneglycol diarcylate; Kayarad HDDA; NK Ester A HD; Photomer 4017; SR 238; Sartomer 238; Sartomer SR 238; Setalux UV 2243; Viscoat 230; 2-Propenoic acid, 1,1'-(1,6-hexanediyl) ester; [ChemIDplus] HDODA; [AIHA] 1,6-HDDA; 1,6HX-A; HMDA; [IUCLID]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Clear yellow liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Chemical intermediate and curing agent for polymers; [HSDB] Used as a cross-linking agent in UV-cured inks, coatings, adhesives, and dental sealants; [AIHA] Used for synthesis in the chemical industry, in paints, lacquers, and varnishes, in photochemicals and the photographic industry, and as intermediate; [IUCLID]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in a laboratory worker in a paint manufacturing factory; [Kanerva, p. 1742] Can undergo exothermic polymerization reactions; Temperature sensitive; May auto-oxidize on exposure to air forming explosive peroxides; [CAMEO] Classified in the EU as a skin and eye irritant with the possibility of causing skin sensitization; [IUCLID] May spontaneously polymerize; A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Reference Link

Hexanediol diacrylate sensitization after accidental occupational exposure

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

1 mg/m3

Vapor Pressure

0.0005 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

"Danger of sensitization of skin." [MAK]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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