Agent Name

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with butyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate and m

CAS Number

28262-63-7

Formula

(C8-H14-O2.C5-H8-O2.C4-H6-O2)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Butyl methacrylate, methyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid polymer; Methyl methacrylate butyl methacrylate methacrylic acid polymer; Methyl methacrylate, butyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid polymer; [ChemIDplus] ELVACITE ACRYLIC RESIN - POLY(MMA/nBMA/MAA) BASED; Poly(Methyl methacrylate/n-Butyl methacrylate/Methacrylic acid); [Lucite MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

White beads with a methacrylate odor; [Lucite MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make inks, paints, varnishes, and coatings; [Lucite MSDS]

Comments

Releases residues (methyl methacrylate and n-butyl methacrylate) if dissolved in organic solvents that can cause allergic reactions in already sensitized individuals; Dust may cause eye irritation; Low oral toxicity; [Lucite MSDS] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

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