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Synonyms: Methyl Propenoate; Acrylic Acid, Methyl Ester; 2-Propenoic Acid, Methyl Ester
OSHA IMIS Code Number: 1653
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 96-33-3
NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: AT2800000
Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: 1919 129P (inhibited)
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Methyl Acrylate: chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
General Industry: 29 CFR 1910.1000 Z-1 Table -- 10 ppm, 35 mg/m3 TWA; SkinAmerican Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 2 ppm TWA; Skin; Sensitizer; Appendix A4 - Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 10 ppm, 35 mg/m3 TWA; Skin
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans [34 KB PDF, 8 pages]NIOSH Immediately Dangerous To Life or Health Concentration (IDLH): 250 ppm
Potential Symptoms: Eye, upper respiratory, and skin irritation; lachrymation; sore throat, cough; shortness of breath, pulmonary edema; headache; nausea; pain, severe deep burns on contact with eyes or skin; skin sensitization, contact dermatitis.
Health Effects: Irritation-Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin---Marked (HE14); Acute lung damage (HE4); Cumulative lung, liver and kidney damage (HE3).
Affected Organs: Respiratory system, eyes, skin
Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method:
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