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Methyl acrylate

analytical standard

Linear Formula:
CH2=CHCOOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
86.09
Beilstein:
605396
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

67.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

autoignition temp.

874 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

contains

~0.0015% hydroquinone monomethyl ether as stabilizer

expl. lim.

14.5 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.402 (lit.)
n20/D 1.403

bp

80 °C (lit.)

mp

−75 °C (lit.)

density

0.956 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

environmental
petroleum

format

neat

SMILES string

COC(=O)C=C

InChI

1S/C4H6O2/c1-3-4(5)6-2/h3H,1H2,2H3

InChI key

BAPJBEWLBFYGME-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This substance is listed on the positive list of the EU regulation 10/2011 for plastics intended to come into contact with food.

Application

Methyl acrylate can undergo transesterification reaction with 1-butanol under thermal conditions in the presence of hydrochloric acid to yield butyl acrylate as the major product.[1]
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Pictograms

FlameSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

27.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-2.8 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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