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Butyl acrylate

Synonyms & Trade Names
n-Butyl acrylate, Butyl ester of acrylic acid, Butyl-2-propenoate
CAS No.
141-32-2
RTECS No.
UD3150000
DOT ID & Guide
2348 129P
Formula
CH2=CHCOOC4H9
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.24 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 10 ppm (55 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
OSHA PV2011
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Clear, colorless liquid with a strong, fruity odor. [Note: Highly reactive; may contain an inhibitor to prevent spontaneous polymerization.]
Molecular Weight
128.2
Boiling Point
293°F
Freezing Point
-83°F
Solubility
0.1%
Vapor Pressure
4 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
0.89
Flash Point
103°F
Upper Exposive Limit
9.9%
Lower Explosive Limit
1.5%
Class II Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 100°F and below 140°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong acids & alkalis, amines, halogens, hydrogen compounds, oxidizers, heat, flame, sunlight [Note: Polymerizes readily on heating.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, upper respiratory system; sensitization dermatitis; dyspnea (breathing difficulty)
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:No recommendation
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0400
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