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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
Measurement Methods

OSHA 55
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a characteristic odor.
MW:
111.1
BP:
?
FRZ:
?
Sol:
30%
VP(77°F): 0.2 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr(81°F): 1.10
Fl.P:
174°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
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   See ICSC CARD: 1272
 
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