2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 103-11-7
Formula

C₁₁H₂₀O₂

Synonyms

2-propenoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; 1-hexanol, 2-ethylacrylate; 2-ethylhexylpropenoate; acrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; octyl acrylate

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Clear liquid with a pleasant odor.
Boiling point 417-424°F Molecular weight 184.3
Freezing point/melting point -130°F Vapor pressure 0.01 mmHg
Flash point 180°F Vapor density 6.35
Specific gravity 0.885 Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) 0.8% Upper explosive limit (UEL) 6.4%
NFPA health rating 1 NFPA fire rating 2
NFPA reactivity rating 1 NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 1055
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media CSC tube (100/50 mg) coated with 10% t-butylcatechol [SKC 226-73]
Sampling time*

120 min

Sampling volume (TWA)*

12 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

0.1 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments GC-FID
Method reference OSHA PV2026 (partially 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
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
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 REL-TWA
 

 

TLV-TWA
 

 

PEL-TWA
 

 

PEL-STEL REL-STEL
 

 

TLV-STEL
 

 

PEL-STEL
 

 

PEL-C REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

Skin notation

NA

Skin notation
 

NA

Skin notation
 

NA

Skin notation
 

NA

Notes:
 

Not established

Notes:
 

Not established

Notes:
 

Not established

Notes:
 

Not established

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: Notes:
 

 

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

 

Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate

Literature References

 

 

Last Updated Date : 12/15/2020