|METHYL ACRYLATE||ICSC: 0625 (November 2003)|
|Acrylic acid, methyl ester
2-Propenoic acid, methyl ester
| CAS #: 96-33-3
| UN #: 1919
|EC Number: 202-500-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling.||Use foam, powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Cough. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: chemical protection suit and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. See Chemical Dangers. Cooled. Keep in the dark. Well closed. Store only if stabilized.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
|METHYL ACRYLATE||ICSC: 0625|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H6O2 / CH2=CHCOOCH3
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 2 ppm as TWA; (skin); (SEN); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: 7.1 mg/m3, 2 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 18 mg/m3, 5 ppm as TWA; 36 mg/m3, 10 ppm as STEL
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.|
|An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: F, Xn; R: 11-20/21/22-36/37/38-43; S: (2)-9-25-26-33-36/37-43; Note: D
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Methyl Acrylate (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 39, 1986) Methyl Acrylate (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 71, 1999)