Agent Name

2-Butenedioic acid (Z)-, homopolymer

CAS Number

26099-09-2

Formula

(C4-H4-O4)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Maleic acid homopolymer; Maleic acid, polymers; Polymaleic acid; 2-Butenedioic acid (2Z)-, homopolymer; Poly(maleic acid); [ChemIDplus] KVAP 200 ANTISCALANT; [Emerald Performance Materials MSDS] UN3265

Category

Polymers

Description

Hazy amber liquid with a mild odor; [Emerald Performance Materials MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as a processing aid foods; [FDA] Used for foam control; [Emerald Performance Materials MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; [Emerald Performance Materials MSDS] See "Maleic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

10 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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