Agent Name

2-Propenoic acid, hexyl ester

CAS Number

2499-95-8

Formula

C9-H16-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acrylic acid, hexyl ester; Ageflex n-HA; Hexyl 2-propenoate; Hexyl acrylate; n-Hexyl acrylate; n-Hexylacrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Liquid; [ICSC] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a comonomer in polymers for adhesives and as a reactive diluent (viscosity index improver); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Irritants"; Acrylic acid esters of lower molecular weight cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [HSDB] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; This substance or an additive may cause skin sensitization; [ICSC]; Combustible; Stabilized with hydroquinone; A severe eye irritant; May cause mild skin burns on prolonged contact; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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