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Methyl-2-cyanoacrylate

Synonyms & Trade Names
Mecrylate, Methyl cyanoacrylate, Methyl α-cyanoacrylate, Methyl ester of 2-cyanoacrylic acid
CAS No.
137-05-3
RTECS No.
AS7000000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CH2=C(CN)COOCH3
Conversion
1 ppm = 4.54 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 2 ppm (8 mg/m3) ST 4 ppm (16 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
OSHA 55
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a characteristic odor.
Molecular Weight
111.1
Boiling Point
?
Freezing Point
?
Solubility
30%
Vapor Pressure
(77°F): 0.2 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
(81°F): 1.10
Flash Point
174°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Moisture [Note: Contact with moisture causes rapid polymerization.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose; blurred vision, lacrimation (discharge of tears); rhinitis
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:Daily
Remove:No recommendation
Change:No recommendation
Provide:Eyewash
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water wash
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1272
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