Methyl acrylate

acrylic acid, methyl ester, methyl 2-propenoate, 2-propenoic acid, methyl ester

How to detect Methyl acrylate

Formula: C4H6O2 | CAS: 96-33-3

Synonyms: acrylic acid, methyl ester, methyl 2-propenoate, 2-propenoic acid, methyl ester

Methyl acrylate is a pungent smelling monomer chiefly used in the manufacture of acrylate fibres.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C4H6O2
CAS no. 96-33-3
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 1.1
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 3.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 80
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.279
Molecular Weight, g/mole 86.0
Melting point, °C -76.7
Boiling point, °C 80
Flash point, °C -2.8
Lower Explosive Limit, % 2.8
Specification Value/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.956
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.25
EH40 TWA, ppm 5
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 18
EH40 STEL, ppm 10
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 36
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 10
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 35
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 250
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 10
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³ 35

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