Agent Name

Methacrolein diacetate

CAS Number

10476-95-6

Formula

C8-H12-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methyl-2-propene-1,1-diol diacetate; 2-Propene-1,1-diol, 2-methyl-, diacetate; Acetic acid, 2-methyl-2-propene-1,1-diol diester; Methyl allylidene diacetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] Clear faintly yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Causes ataxia and convulsions in lethal-dose intraperitoneal studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; External application to rabbit eyes scored 9 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being most severe); Animal studies indicate skin absorption, irritation, and burns; [HSDB] Very toxic; [CAMEO] A severe irritant that can cause permanent injuries in high concentrations; Can be absorbed through skin; May be fatal by inhalation, skin absorption, or ingestion; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 62 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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