Agent Name

n-Dodecyl methacrylate

CAS Number

142-90-5

Formula

C16-H30-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid, dodecyl ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, dodecyl ester; Acrylic acid, 2-methyl-, dodecyl ester; Ageflex FM 246; Dodecyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate; Dodecyl methacrylate; Dodecyl-2-methylacrylate; GE 410; GE 410 (methacrylate); LAMA; Lauryl methacrylate; Laurylester kyseliny methakrylove [Czech]; Metazene; Methacrylic acid, lauryl ester; SR 313; Sipomer LMA; Methacrylic acid, dodecyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as monomer (plastics, molding powders, solvent coatings, adhesives, oil additives, viscosity index improvers, and pour-point depressants for distillate fuels), softener for lacquers, and industrial deodorant for methyl sulfide odors; Used in emulsions (textile, leather, and paper finishing) and insecticides (delay volatilization); [HSDB]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant in rabbits; [HSDB] May polymerize; May irritate skin and eyes; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00118 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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