ACRYLAMIDE†

Chemical Identification
CAS # 79-06-1
Formula

C₃H₅NO

Synonyms

acrylamide monomer; acrylic amide; propenamide; 2-propenamide

Physical Properties
Physical description White crystalline, odorless solid.
Boiling point 347-572°F (decomposes) Molecular weight 71.1
Freezing point/melting point 184°F Vapor pressure 0.007 mmHg
Flash point 280°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 1.12 Ionization potential 9.50 eV
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating 2 NFPA fire rating 2
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.) 0115
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media OSHA versatile sampler (OVS-7) - 13 mm XAD-7 tube (270/140 mg) with GFF enclosed (no longer available) [SKC 226-57]
Sampling time*

120 min

Sampling volume (TWA)*

120 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

1 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments HPLC-UV
Method reference OSHA PV2004 (partially validated)
Notes

Specified sampling media above is no longer available. SKC recommends the 200/100 mg variant with the same media [SKC 226-57].

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

0.3 mg/m³

REL-TWA

0.03 mg/m³

TLV-TWA

0.03 mg/m³ (inhalable fraction and vapor) [2020]

PEL-TWA

0.03 mg/m³

PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL PEL-STEL
PEL-C REL-C TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation

Y

Skin notation

Y

Skin notation

Y

Skin notation

Y

Notes:

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

Notes:

CARCINOGEN (Ca): REDUCE EXPOSURE TO LOWEST FEASIBLE CONCENTRATION. See Appendix A, NIOSH Potential Occupational Carcinogens.

Notes:

dermal sensitization (DSEN)

Notes:
Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: EPA-L, IARC-2A, NIOSH-Ca, NTP-R, TLV-A2 Notes:

Ca

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

Last Updated Date : 05/17/2022