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2-ETHYLHEXYL METHACRYLATE

ICSC: 1289

Methacrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
C12H22O2 / CH2=CCH3COOCH2C(CH2CH3)H(CH2)3CH3
Molecular mass: 198.3
ICSC #    1289
CAS #     688-84-6
RTECS # OZ4630000
EC #         607-134-00-4
November 25, 1998 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: A/P2 filter respirator for organic vapour and harmful dust.
Cool. Store only if stabilized.

Note: A
Xi symbol
R: 36/37/38
S: 2-26-28
ICSC: 1289 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

2-ETHYLHEXYL METHACRYLATE

ICSC: 1289

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
Vapours are uninhibited and may polymerize in vents and flame arresters causing blockage.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance may polymerize due to warming.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the skin .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 113-224°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 92°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.2-4.8

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert. Card has been partly updated in April 2005. See section EU classification.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1289 2-ETHYLHEXYL METHACRYLATE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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