Agent Name

Diacetone acrylamide

CAS Number

2873-97-4

Formula

C9-H15-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Propenamide, N-(1,1-dimethyl-3-oxobutyl)-; Acrylamide, N,N-diacetonyl-; Acrylamide, N-(1,1-dimethyl-3-oxobutyl)-; Diacetoneacrylamide; N-(1,1-Dimethyl-3-oxobutyl)-2-propenamide; N-(1,1-Dimethyl-3-oxobutyl)acrylamide; N-(2-(2-Methyl-4-oxopentyl))acrylamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index] White or yellow crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make coatings, laminates, sealers, adhesives, and lubricating oils; to impart water tolerance and vapor permeability to copolymer films; as cross-linking agent in polyester resins; in color photography; in orthopedic bandages; in air sprays; [HSDB] Used as adhesion improver for cellulosics, concrete, and glass; [Hawley]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion; [HSDB] Causes somnolence and convulsions in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000579 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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