Agent Name

Ethyl 3,3-dimethylacrylate

CAS Number

638-10-8

Formula

C7-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,3-Dimethylacrylic acid ethyl ester; 2-Butenoic acid, 3-methyl-, ethyl ester; Ethyl 3-methyl-2-butenoate; Ethyl 3-methylcrotonate; Ethyl beta,beta-dimethylacrylate; Ethyl beta-methylcrotonate; Ethyl isobutenoate; Ethyl isopropylidene acetate; Ethyl isopropylideneacetate; Ethyl senecioate; Crotonic acid, 3-methyl-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN3272

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes other degenerative changes to brain, other liver changes, hypoglycemia, abnormal liver function tests, and maternal and paternal reproductive effects in repeated-dose inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] See "3-Methylcrotonic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Esters, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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