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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Acrylic acid, hexyl ester

RTECS #

AT1450000

CAS #

2499-95-8

Updated

February 2006

Molecular Weight

156.25

Molecular Formula

C9H16O2

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid, hexyl ester (9CI)
Ageflex n-HA
Hexyl 2-propenoate
Hexyl acrylate
n-Hexyl acrylate

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 26 mL/kgAIHAAP 30,470,1969
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 5660 µL/kgAIHAAP 30,470,1969

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 6 mg/m3, JUN2003

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA 8(a) PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT INFORMATION, FINAL RULEFEREAC 47,26992,82
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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