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N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE
ICSC: 1637
Peer-Review Status: 04.04.2006 Validated
N-(Hydroxymethyl)acrylamide
N-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-propenamide
Monomethylolacrylamide
N-Methanolacrylamide 
CAS #: 924-42-5 RTECS #: AS3600000
EINECS #: 213-103-2
    Formula: C4H7NO2
Molecular mass: 101.1

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION     In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Harmful if swallowed
Causes mild skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
May cause damage to peripheral nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life 
excl mark;warncancer;health haz

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from acids. Store only if stabilized. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance may polymerize due to heating and under the influence of acids. Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes and skin. The substance may cause effects on the nervous system. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the peripheral nervous system. Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 277°C
Melting point: 75°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 188
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.03 (negligible)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.81 (calculated) 
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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