Agent Name

2-(Diethylamino)ethyl acrylate

CAS Number

2426-54-2

Formula

C9-H17-N-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Diethylaminoethylester kyseliny akrylove [Czech]; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester; Acrylic acid, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester; Acrylic acid, N,N-diethylaminoethyl ester; Ageflex FA-2; Diethylaminoethyl acrylate; N,N-Diethylaminoethyl acrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make polymeric quaternaries for water treatment and as monomer for polymers used in inks and surface coatings; [HSDB]

Comments

Severely irritating to skin and eyes; [SAX] External application to rabbit eyes scored 9 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being most severe) for degree of injury after 24 hours; [HSDB] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; May cause immediate skin blistering; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; May cause skin sensitization; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.23 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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