Agent Name

2-Propenoic acid, 1-methylethyl ester

CAS Number

689-12-3

Formula

C6-H10-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acrylic acid, isopropyl ester; Isopropyl 2-propenoate; Isopropyl acrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear liquid with an ester-like odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a monomer; No known current manufacture in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Irritants"; Esters of acrylic acid: Esters of lower molecular weight cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; Inhalation may be very toxic; [HSDB] May polymerize; Exposure to high vapor concentrations can cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation, with extensive exposure resulting in headache, drowsiness, and unconsciousness; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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