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ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE ICSC: 1270
Date of Peer Review: October 1995

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 1,2-ethanediyl ester
Ethylene dimethacrylate
Methacrylic acid, ethylene ester
CAS # 97-90-5 C10H14O4 / CH2=C(CH3)C(O)OCH2CH2OC(O)C(CH3)=CH2
RTECS # OZ4400000 Molecular mass: 198.2
UN #
EC # 607-114-00-5
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
STRICT HYGIENE!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Loss of finger nails.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xi
R: 37-43
S: (2-)-24-37
Note: [D]
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE

Store only if stabilized.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2004

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ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE ICSC: 1270
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
Vapours are uninhibited and may polymerize, blocking 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 in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 260C
Melting point: -40C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 478
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point: 101C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.87
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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.
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