Methoxyethyl acrylate

  • 2-Methoxyethyl acrylate
  • Acrylic acid, 2-methoxyethyl ester
  • 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methoxyethyl ester
  • 2MTA
Formula
C6H10O3
Structure
Description
Clear colorless liquid with a sharp musty odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3121-61-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
221-499-3
EC Class
toxic for reproduction, toxic, irritant
R 20/22 24 36/38 51/53 60 61
S 53 45 61
RTECS
KL6000000
RTECS class
Reproductive Effector; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2929
Beilstein/Gmelin
1754333
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-01469
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4672
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H10O3
Formula mass
130
Melting point, °C
< -30
Boiling point, °C
156
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4 (25 C)
Density
1.0131 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
Refractive index
1.4272 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.80
Heat of vaporization
38.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Use spark-proof tools and explosion proof equipment. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 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. Remove all sources of ignition. Use a spark-proof tool.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
52
Autoignition, °C
402
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Health
0
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause adverse reproductive effects. May cause liver and kidney damage.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Toxic in contact with skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. 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 immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2929
Response guide
HS Code
2916 12 90