Agent Name

Vinyl crotonate

CAS Number

14861-06-4

Formula

C6-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butenoic acid, ethenyl ester; Vinyl 2-butenoate; Vinylester kyseliny krotonove [Czech]; Crotonic acid, vinyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN3272

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Dermal LD50 (rabbit) = 5 mL/kg; [RTECS] Stabilized with 0.01% Hydroquinone; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Vinyl acetate" and "Isopropenyl acetate."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,000 ppm/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

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