Agent Name

N,N'-Methylenebisacrylamide

CAS Number

110-26-9

Formula

C7-H10-N2-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenamide, N,N'-methylenebis-; Methylenebisacrylamide; Methylenediacrylamide; N,N'-Methylenebis(2-propenamide); N,N'-Methylenebis(acrylamide); N,N'-Methylenediacrylamide; N,N'-Methylidenebisacrylamide; Acrylamide, N,N'-methylenebis-; N,N'-Methylene-bis-acrylamide; [ChemIDplus] Bisacrylamide; N,N'-Diacryloylmethylenediamine; N,N'-Methylenebis-2-propenamide; [CAMEO] MBA; BACR; BAC; Methyleneacrylamide,N,N'-,bis; [NTP] BAC; [REPROTOX]

Category

Other Monomers

Description

White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as an organic intermediate, cross-linking agent, for making polyacrylamides, and for preparing polyacrylamide gel for electrophoresis, chemical grouting, and other uses; [NTP]

Comments

May cause skin and eye irritation and symptoms indicative of nervous system effects; [NTP] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; May cause reproductive disorders, based on animal studies; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Acrylamide."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 41 ppm/6hr

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