Agent Name

N-Methylolacrylamide

CAS Number

924-42-5, 90456-67-0

Formula

C4-H7-N-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenamide, N-(hydroxymethyl)-; Acrylamide, N-(hydroxymethyl)-; Hydroxymethylacrylamide; Methylolacrylamide; Monomethylolacrylamide; N-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-propenamide; N-(Hydroxymethyl)acrylamide; N-Hydroxymethyl acrylamide; N-Methanolacrylamide; Uramine T 80; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Monomers

Description

A colorless or yellow liquid; [CAMEO] White solid; [ICSC] Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in adhesives, binders, surface coatings, and resins; [ChemIDplus] Used as a starch modifier; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and respiratory tract irritant; Compounds in this class may cause peripheral neuropathy; Aqueous solution are readily absorbed through the skin; [CAMEO] "The substance may have effects on the peripheral nervous system." [ICSC] An irritant; Readily absorbed through skin; Targets liver and lungs in high-dose animal studies; [MSDSonline] See "Acrylamide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000205 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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