Hexyl acrylate

  • 2-Propenoic acid, hexyl ester
  • Hexyl 2-propenoate
  • Acrylic acid, hexyl ester
Formula
C9H16O2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.
Uses
Comonomer, eg, for polymers used in adhesives.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2499-95-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-698-5
EC Index Number
607-233-00-2
EC Class
Irritant; Sensitising; Dangerous for the Environment
R 36/37/38 43 51/53
S 24 26 37 61
RTECS
AT1450000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3082
Beilstein/Gmelin
1757327
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-01466
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4670
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H16O2
Formula mass
156.25
Melting point, °C
-45
Boiling point, °C
89 (24 torr)
Vapor density (air=1)
5.39
Density
0.8893 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4282 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Use appropriate protective gloves and clothing.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with strong oxidants, acids, bases and peroxides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
68
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Health
1
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation.
   Inhalation
Causes irritation.
   Skin
Causes irritation.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
3082
Response guide