Agent Name

Sodium methacrylate

CAS Number

5536-61-8

Formula

C4-H6-O2.Na

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid, sodium salt; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, sodium salt; Methacrylic acid, sodium salt; Sodium 2-methyl-2-propenoate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

White odorless powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in resins and as a chemical intermediate; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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