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8.00590

Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl methacrylate

(stabilised) for synthesis

Synonym(s):
Methyl methacrylate, Methyl 2-methylpropenoate, Methacrylic acid methyl ester, MMA
Linear Formula:
CH2=C(CH3)COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.12
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
201-297-1

vapor pressure

53 hPa ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

430 °C

potency

7872 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>5000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

2.1-12.5 % (v/v)

bp

101 °C/1013 hPa

mp

-48 °C

transition temp

flash point 10 °C

density

0.94 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/C5H8O2/c1-4(2)5(6)7-3/h1H2,2-3H3

InChI key

VVQNEPGJFQJSBK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging

1 , 2.5 l in Glass bottle
100, 100 ml

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.942 - 0.944
Identity (IR): passes test
The material is stabilised with hydroquinone monomethyl ether.
At time of analytical testing a content of >10 ppm stabiliser was determined.

Pictograms

FlameExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

50.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

10 °C - closed cup

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