ETHYL ACRYLATE†

Chemical Identification
CAS # 140-88-5
Formula
 

C₅H₈O₂

Synonyms
 

ethyl acrylate (inhibited); ethyl ester of acrylic acid; ethyl propenoate; acrylic acid; ethoxy carbonyl ethylene; 2-propenoic acid; ethyl ester

Physical Properties
Physical description Colorless liquid with an acrid odor.
Boiling point 211°F Molecular weight 100.1
Freezing point/melting point -96°F Vapor pressure 29 mmHg
Flash point 48°F Vapor density 3.45
Specific gravity 0.92 Ionization potential 10.30 eV
Lower explosive limit (LEL) 1.4% Upper explosive limit (UEL) 14%
NFPA health rating 3 NFPA fire rating 3
NFPA reactivity rating 2 NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 1050
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media CSC tube (100/50 mg) coated with 10% t-butylcatechol [SKC 226-73]
Sampling time*
 

240 min

Sampling volume (TWA)*
 

12 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
 

0.05 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

0.75 L

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

0.05 L/min

Analytical method instruments GC-FID
Method reference OSHA 92 (fully validated)
Notes
 

 

Special requirements
 

 

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
 

 

Bulk Method
Bulk Method
 

 

On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA
 

25 ppm (100 mg/m³)

REL-TWA
 

 

TLV-TWA
 

5 ppm [1986]

PEL-TWA
 

5 ppm (20 mg/m³)

PEL-STEL
 

 

REL-STEL
 

 

TLV-STEL
 

15 ppm [1986]

PEL-STEL
 

25 ppm (100 mg/m³)

PEL-C
 

 

REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

Y

Notes:
 

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

Notes:
 

CARCINOGEN (Ca): REDUCE EXPOSURE TO LOWEST FEASIBLE CONCENTRATION (LOQ 4 ppm). See Appendix A.

Notes:
 

 

Notes:
 

 

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
 

300 ppm

Carcinogenic classifications: IARC-2B, NIOSH-Ca, TLV-A4 Notes:
 

Ca

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 

0.01 ppm/30 ppm/300 ppm

Last Updated Date : 12/28/2020