Agent Name

1,3-Butanediol dimethacrylate

CAS Number

1189-08-8

Formula

C12-H18-O4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,3-Butyleneglycoldimethacrylate; 1-Methyltrimethylene dimethacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,1'-(1-methyl-1,3-propanediyl) ester; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1-methyl-1,3-propanediyl ester; [ChemIDplus] 1,3-Butylene glycol dimethacrylate; [FDA] SR-297; [Arkema MSDS]

Category

(Meth)acrylates

Description

Straw colored liquid with a slightly disagreeable odor; [Arkema MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an acrylic monomer; [Arkema MSDS]

Comments

Dangerously reactive; Unstable and may polymerize producing an explosion in an unvented closed container; May cause mild irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [Arkema MSDS] See "ACRYLIC RESINS (MONOMERS)."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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