Agent Name

Cyclohexyl methacrylate

CAS Number

101-43-9

Formula

C10-H16-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, cyclohexyl ester; Methacrylic acid, cyclohexyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in optical lens systems, dental resins, electronics encapsulation, and hydrogel lenses; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.19 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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