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NIOSH Skin Notation Profiles: Acrylamide

April 2011
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-139
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The primary use of acrylamide is in the production of polyacrylamide polymers [ATSDR 2009]. Secondary applications include use as a chemical intermediate in the production of dyes and organic substances, such as N-methylol acrylamide and N-butoxyacrylamide, and as a binder and retention aid in pulp and paper production. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) [2009] reported that in 2006 and 2007 the demand for acrylamide in the United States was 245 and 253 million pounds, respectively.

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