Agent Name

Isooctyl acrylate

CAS Number

29590-42-9

Formula

C11-H20-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, isooctyl ester; Acrylic acid, isooctyl ester (8CI); [ChemIDplus] IOA; [AIHA] UN3082

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Colorless liquid; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a concrete sealer polymerized at the job site and to make other acrylic polymers; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP] Used to make hypoallergenic skin adhesives in medical applications; [AIHA]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [eChemPortal: ESIS] Skin irritation reported in workers; No skin sensitization detected in animal studies; [AIHA] An irritant and lachrymator; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

5 ppm

Vapor Pressure

0.15 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 91 deg C; [CHEMINFO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Lacrimator

Yes

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