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ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE
ICSC: 1270
Peer-Review Status: 26.10.1995 Validated
2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,2-ethanediyl ester
Ethylene dimethacrylate
Methacrylic acid, ethylene ester 
CAS #: 97-90-5 RTECS #: OZ4400000
EC #: 607-114-00-5
EINECS #: 202-617-2
    Formula: C10H14O4 / CH2=C(CH3)C(O)OCH2CH2OC(O)C(CH3)=CH2
Molecular mass: 198.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   STRICT HYGIENE!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 37-43; S: (2)-24-37; Note: D 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Store only if stabilized. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
Vapours are uninhibited and may polymerize, causing blockage of vents. 

Chemical dangers
The substance may polymerize. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK: Sensitization of skin (SH); (DFG 2004). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and through the skin. 

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 260°C
Melting point: -40°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 478
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point: 101°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.87  
 

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance, consult an expert.
Ageflex EGDM, Nourycryl M221, Sartomer SR 206 are trade names.
Card has been partly updated in April 2005.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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