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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Methacrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester

RTECS #

OZ4630000

CAS #

688-84-6

Updated

January 1997

Molecular Weight

198.34

Molecular Formula

C12H22O2

Synonyms

2-Ethyl-1-hexyl methacrylate
2-Ethylhexyl methacryate

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2614 mg/kgJPMSAE 62,778,1973
intravenous/Dog lowest published lethal dose: 261 µL/kgJPMSAE 63,376,1974

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWEVHPAZ 11,141,1975

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X4139; Number of Industries 5; Total Number of Facilities 113; Number of Occupations 9; Total Number of Employees Exposed 15957; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 13106

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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