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Ethyl acrylate

Product NameEthyl acrylate





MOL File140-88-5.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point −71 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 99 °C(lit.)
Density  0.921 g/mL at 20 °C
vapor density  3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure  31 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.406(lit.)
Flash point 60 °F
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  20g/l
form  Liquid
color  Clear
Odor Characteristic acrylic odor; sharp, fragrant; acrid; slightly nauseating; sharp, ester type.
Odor Threshold 0.00026ppm
explosive limit 1.8-14%(V)
Water Solubility  1.5 g/100 mL (25 ºC)
FreezingPoint  99.8℃
JECFA Number 1351
Merck  14,3759
BRN  773866
Henry's Law Constant 2.25(x 10-3 atm?m3/mol) at 20 °C (approximate - calculated from water solubility and vapor pressure)
Exposure limits TLV-TWA 5 ppm (~20 mg/m3) (ACGIH), 25 ppm (~100 mg/m3 (MSHA, NIOSH), TWA skin 25 ppm (100 mg/m3) (OSHA); IDLH 2000 ppm (NIOSH).
Stability Stable, but may polymerize upon exposure to light. Highly flammable. Keep cool. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, peroxides and other polymerization initiators.
CAS DataBase Reference 140-88-5(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 2B (Vol. 39, Sup 7, 71, 122) 2019
NIST Chemistry Reference 2-Propenoic acid, ethyl ester(140-88-5)
EPA Substance Registry System Ethyl acrylate (140-88-5)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,Xn
Risk Statements  11-20/21/22-36/37/38-43
Safety Statements  9-16-33-36/37
RIDADR  UN 1917 3/PG 2
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  AT0700000
Autoignition Temperature 721 °F
HS Code  2916 12 00
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  II
Hazardous Substances Data 140-88-5(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: 550 mg/kg LD50 dermal Rabbit 1800 mg/kg
IDLA 300 ppm


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