Agent Name

n-Propyl methacrylate

CAS Number

2210-28-8

Formula

C7-H12-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, propyl ester; Methacrylic acid, propyl ester; Propyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate; Propyl methacrylate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Clear pale orange liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as monomer for acrylic resins; [HSDB]

Comments

Highly flammable; May polymerize; Highly toxic; Can be absorbed through skin; [CAMEO] A severe eye irritant; A possible lachrymator; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.38 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Lacrimator

Yes

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