Agent Name

2-(N,N-Diethylamino)ethyl methacrylate

CAS Number

105-16-8

Formula

C10-H19-N-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

(2-(Methacryloyloxy)ethyl)diethylamine; 2-(Diethylamino)ethyl methacrylate; 2-Diethylaminoethylester kyseliny methakrylove [Czech]; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester; Daktose B; Diethylaminoethyl methacrylate; Ethanol, 2-(diethylamino)-, methacrylate (ester); Methacrylic acid, 2-(diethylamino)ethyl ester; N,N-Diethylaminoethyl methacrylate; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Clear light-colored liquid; [CAMEO] Light yellow liquid with a pungent odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as monomer and comonomer for polymers (used in automotive paints and adhesives) and in dental materials and antithrombogenic prosthetics; [HSDB]

Comments

In gavage studies of rabbits, electrical brain activity was suppressed followed by clonic-tonic spasms; Highly irritating to skin and eyes, based on animal studies; [HSDB] May cause severe skin irritation; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.11 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 11,000 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Combustible liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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