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2-ETHYLHEXYL METHACRYLATEICSC: 1289
Methacrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl esterNovember 1998
CAS #: 688-84-6
EC Number: 211-708-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Cool. Store only if stabilized. 
PACKAGING
 
2-ETHYLHEXYL METHACRYLATE ICSC: 1289
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
Vapours are uninhibited and may polymerize in vents or flame arresters, causing blockage. 

Chemical dangers
The substance may polymerize due to warming. 

Formula: C12H22O2 / CH2=CCH3COOCH2C(CH2CH3)H(CH2)3CH3
Molecular mass: 198.3
Boiling point: 113-224°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 92°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.2-4.8  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 36/37/38; S: (2)-26-28; Note: A 

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