Agent Name

2-(Diisopropylamino)ethyl methacrylate

CAS Number

16715-83-6

Formula

C12-H23-N-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-(bis(1-methylethyl)amino)ethyl ester; Diisopropylaminoethyl methacrylate; Methacrylic acid, 2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl ester; N,N-Diisopropylaminoethyl methacrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as comonomer for polymers (adhesives and acrylic resins) and to make monomeric quaternaries for water treatment; [HSDB]

Comments

Mildly irritating to skin and eyes, based on animal studies; [HSDB] An irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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