Agent Name

Hydroxypropyl methacrylate

CAS Number

27813-02-1

Formula

C7-H12-O3

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Propanediol, 2-methyl, monomethacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-hydroxymethylethyl ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, monoester with 1,2-propanediol; Methacrylic acid, monoester with 1,2-propanediol; Propylene glycol monomethacrylate; Rocryl 410; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Clear liquid; [Hawley] White liquid; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as monomer (i.e. acrylic resins, nonwoven fabric binders, and detergent lube oil additives) and in elastomers, laminating resins, and dental filling materials; [HSDB]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in dental technicians; [Kanerva, p. 1743] An eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB] May polymerize; A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; May cause injury to lungs and eyes; [CAMEO] May polymerize on exposure to light or heat; An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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