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ETHYL 2-CYANOACRYLATE
ICSC: 1358
Peer-Review Status: 13.03.2001 Validated
2-Cyano-2-propenoic acid, ethyl ester
2-Cyanoacrylic acid, ethyl ester
Ethyl alpha-cyanoacrylate 
CAS #: 7085-85-0 RTECS #: UD3330050
EC #: 607-236-00-9
EINECS #: 230-391-5
    Formula: C6H7NO2
Molecular mass: 125

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION Above 75°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 75°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  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.  Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Ventilation. 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: 36/37/38; S: (2)-23-24/25-26 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Cool. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance rapidly polymerizes. Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic and irritating fumes and gases including nitrogen oxides and cyanides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 0.2ppm as TWA; (ACGIH 2004). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour. 

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 severely irritating to the eyes and skin. 

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


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 54-56°C
Flash point: 75°C c.c. 
 

NOTES
Card has been partly updated in April 2005.
See section Occupational Exposure Limits. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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