Agent Name

Sodium acrylate

CAS Number

7446-81-3

Formula

C3-H4-O2.Na

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, sodium salt; Acrylic acid, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] White to cream colored solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Permitted by FDA for use in foods and herbicides; Used as the active ingredient in a liquid deodorant; [HSDB] Used as an intermediate for polymers; [IUCLID]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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