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ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATEICSC: 1270
2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,2-ethanediyl ester
Ethylene dimethacrylate
Methacrylic acid, ethylene ester
October 1995
CAS #: 97-90-5
EC Number: 202-617-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 STRICT HYGIENE!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Store only if stabilized. 
PACKAGING
 
ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE ICSC: 1270
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

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

Chemical dangers
The substance may polymerize. 

Formula: C10H14O4 / CH2=C(CH3)C(O)OCH2CH2OC(O)C(CH3)=CH2
Molecular mass: 198.2
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  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

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


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK sensitization of skin (SH) 

ENVIRONMENT
 

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. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 37-43; S: (2)-24-37; Note: D 

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