Agent Name

Methacryloyloxyethyl isocyanate

Alternative Name

2-Isocyanatoethyl methacrylate

CAS Number

30674-80-7

Formula

C7-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Isocyanatoethyl methacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-isocyanatoethyl ester; IEM; Isocyanoethyl methacrylate; Methacrylic acid, 2-isocyanatoethyl ester; Methacryloyloxyethyl isocyanate; Metharcyclic acid, 2-isocyanatoethyl ester; beta-Isocyanatoethyl methacrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Monoisocyanates

Description

Colorless liquid with a peppery odor; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used in adhesives, epoxy resins, and marine and automotive coatings; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

May cause eye injury and skin burns; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause pulmonary edema although this effect has not been reported in the workplace. [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 4 ppm/6H

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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