Skip directly to local search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

Enter search terms separated by spaces.

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
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.]
MW:
128.2
BP:
293°F
FRZ:
-83°F
Sol:
0.1%
VP:
4 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
0.89
Fl.P:
103°F
UEL:
9.9%
LEL:
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   See ICSC CARD: 0400
 
Contact Us:
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO