Agent Name

N,N-Dimethylacrylamide

CAS Number

2680-03-7

Formula

C5-H9-N-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenamide, N,N-dimethyl-; Acylamide, N,N-dimethyl; Dimethylamid kyseliny akrylove [Czech]; N,N-Dimethyl-2-propenamide; [ChemIDplus] Sipomer NNDMA; [RTECS]

Category

Other Monomers

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make polymers and thermoplastics; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; Causes focal fibrosis in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; Causes altered sleep time, muscle weakness, and irritability in oral and subcutaneous lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes somnolence, tremor, and other liver changes in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; [RTECS] A mild skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Targets the nerves; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Acrylamide."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 776 ppm/1hr

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