Agent Name

Tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate

CAS Number

2455-24-5

Formula

C9-H14-O3

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, (tetrahydro-2-furanyl)methyl ester; Methacrylic acid tetrahydrofurfuryl ester; SR 203; Sartomer SR 203; [ChemIDplus]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Colorless or yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in artificial nails, dental resins, electrical cable coatings, contact lenses, and in curing nitrile rubber; [HSDB]

Comments

Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK] A mild eye irritant; Possible sensitizer; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.16 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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