Hydroxypropyl methacrylate

  • 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl, monoester-with-1,2-propanediol
  • Methacrylic acid, ester with 1,2-propanediol
  • Methacrylic acid, monoester with 1,2-propanediol
  • 1,2-Propanediol, monomethacrylate
  • Propylene glycol monomethacrylate
  • Rocryl-410
Formula
CH2=C(CH3)COOCH2CH(OH)CH3
Structure
Description
White liquid with a light unpleasant odor.
Uses
Comonomer in cross-linked-thermoset-acrylic coating resins, for elastomers, for laminating resins, monomer for nonwoven fabric binder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
27813-02-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
248-666-3
EC Index Number
607-125-00-5
EC Class
irritant, sensitizing
R 36 43
S 24/25 26 37/39
RTECS
UD3442500
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H12O3
Formula mass
144.17
Melting point, °C
-17
Boiling point, °C
219
Vapor pressure, mmHg
10 (66 C)
Critical temperature
386
Critical pressure
32.4
Density
1.03 g/cm3
Solubility in water
107 g/L (25 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.58

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
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
Suitable protective clothing & self-contained resp protective apparatus should be available for use of those who may have to rescue of persons overcome by fumes. Acrylic acid & derivatives.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Disposal code
1
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
101
Fire fighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents Not to Be Used: Water may be ineffective.Fire Extinguishing Agents: Foam, dry chemical, carbon dioxide
Hazards
Compound may polymerize when hot and burst container.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Nausea and vomiting have been reported following dermal exposure in one worker.
   Inhalation
Inhalation causes coughing and irritation of nose and throat; lung injury may occur. Ingestion causes irritation and burning of mouth and stomach. Contact of vapor with eyes causes irritation. Liquid may cause severe eye burns and irritation of skin.
   Skin
Skin irritation, necrosis, and allergic contact dermatitis have been reported in workers.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Force milk or water at once; get medical attention.
   Inhalation
Remove victim to fresh air; if required, start artificial respiration and call a doctor.
   Skin
Flush with water; get medical attention for burns.
   Eyes
Flush with water for at least 15 min.; get medical attention if irritation persists.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
HPM
 
HS Code
2916 14 90