Agent Name

Sodium polymethacrylate

CAS Number

54193-36-1

Formula

(C4-H6-O2)x-.x-Na

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid homopolymer sodium salt; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, hompolymer, sodium salt; Acrynax; Comet; Darvan 7; Daxad 30; Komet; Kometa; Osakryl S; PMA-Na; Poly(methacrylic acid) sodium salt; Polymethacrylate sodium; Polymethakrylat sodny [Czech]; Sodium methacrylate, polymerized; Sodium poly(2-methyl-2-propenoate); Sodium polymethacrylic acid; Vinamul N 3311; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polymers

Description

White powder with a mild odor; [Aldon MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a boiler water additive; [FDA]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 250 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Aldon MSDS] See "Sodium methacrylate."

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