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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Acrylic acid, polymers

RTECS #

AT4680000

CAS #

9003-01-4; 51142-25-7

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

168.06

Molecular Formula

(C3H4O2)x

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid homopolymer (9CI)
Acrylic acid homopolymer
Acrylic acid resin
Acrylic polymer
Acrylic resin
Acrysol A 1
Acrysol A 3
Acrysol A 5
Acrysol AC 5
Acrysol ase-75
Acrysol WS-24
Antiprex 461
Antiprex A
Arasorb 750
Arasorb S 100F
Arolon
Aron
Aron A 10H
Atactic poly(acrylic acid)
Carbopol 960
Carbopol 961
Carboset 515
Carboset Resin No. 515
Carboxy vinyl polymer
Carboxypolymethylene
Carpolene
Colloids 119/50
Dispex C40
G-Cure
Good-rite K 37
Good-rite K 702
Good-rite K-700
Good-rite K727
Good-rite WS 801
Haloflex 202
Haloflex 208
Junlon 110
Jurimer AC 10H
Jurimer AC 10P
Nalfloc 636
Neocryl A-1038
OLD 01
P 11H
PA 11M
PAA-25
Poly(acrylic acid)
Polyacrylate elastomers
Polymer, carboxy vinyl
Polytex 973
R968
Racryl
Revacryl A 191
Sokalan PAS
Solidokoll N
Synthemul 90-588
TB 1131
Tecpol
Texcryl
Versicol E 7
Versicol E15
Versicol E9
Versicol S 25
Viscalex HV 30
Viscon 103
WS 24
WS 801
XPA

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 39 mg/kgJMCMAR 21,652,1978
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 70 mg/kgZMEIAV (9),14,1979
oral/guinea pig lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2 gm/kgAIPTAK 114,258,1958
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4600 mg/kgFRPPAO 25,721,1970
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2500 mg/kgACIEAY 14,94,1975

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Human No Adequate DataIMEMDT 19,47,1979
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Animal No Adequate DataIMEMDT 19,47,1979
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Group 3IMSUDL 7,56,1987
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWIJTOFN 21,1,2002

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESCancelledRBREV* -,332,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 0.05 mg/m3, resp, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDceiling concentration 0.05 mg/m3, resp, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 0.05 mg/m3, 2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X7610; Number of Industries 198; Total Number of Facilities 31268; Number of Occupations 162; Total Number of Employees Exposed 571954; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 232712
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 82129; Number of Industries 44; Total Number of Facilities 2084; Number of Occupations 55; Total Number of Employees Exposed 34007

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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