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2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE

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Chemical Identifiers

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CAS Number UN/NA Number DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • 103-11-7   (2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
none data unavailable
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none
NFPA 704
Diamond Hazard Value Description
2
1 1
Blue Health 1 Can cause significant irritation.
Red Flammability 2 Must be moderately heated or exposed to relatively high ambient temperatures before ignition can occur.
Yellow Instability 1 Normally stable but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures.
White Special
(NFPA, 2010)
General Description
A clear colorless liquid with a pleasant odor. Less dense than water and insoluble in water. Vapors heavier than air. Flash point 180°F. Used in making of paints and plastics.

Hazards

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Reactivity Alerts
Air & Water Reactions
Insoluble in water.
Fire Hazard
Behavior in Fire: Heat can result in a severe polymerization with rapid release of energy. Sealed containers may rupture explosively if hot. (USCG, 1999)
Health Hazard
Inhalation of concentrated vapor causes drowsiness and convulsions. Liquid causes irritation of eyes and may irritate skin on prolonged exposure. Ingestion produces same symptoms as inhalation. (USCG, 1999)
Reactivity Profile
2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE polymerizes readily in the presence of heat and light generating much heat; reacts with strong oxidants. REF [Handling Chemicals Safely, 1980. p. 235].
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

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Response Recommendations

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Isolation and Evacuation
No information available.
Firefighting
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Non-Fire Response
No information available.
Protective Clothing
Self-contained breathing apparatus; rubber gloves; vapor- proof chemical safety goggles; impervious apron and boots. (USCG, 1999)
DuPont Tychem® Suit Fabrics
No information available.
First Aid
EYES: First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

SKIN: IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.

INHALATION: IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used; if not available, use a level of protection greater than or equal to that advised under Protective Clothing.

INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician. If the victim is convulsing or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth, ensure that the victim's airway is open and lay the victim on his/her side with the head lower than the body. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital. (NTP, 1992)

Physical Properties

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Chemical Formula:
  • C11H20O2
Flash Point: 180 ° F (NTP, 1992)
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): 0.8 % (USCG, 1999)
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): 6.4 % (USCG, 1999)
Autoignition Temperature: 496 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Melting Point: -130 ° F (NTP, 1992)
Vapor Pressure: 0.01 mm Hg at 68 ° F (NTP, 1992)
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): 6.35 (NTP, 1992)
Specific Gravity: 0.885 at 68 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point: 417 to 424 ° F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Weight: 184.3 (NTP, 1992)
Water Solubility: less than 1 mg/mL at 72° F (NTP, 1992)
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable

AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)

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ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)

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PACs (Protective Action Criteria)

Chemical PAC-1 PAC-2 PAC-3
Ethylhexyl acrylate, 2-; (Acrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester) (103-11-7) 15 ppm 120 ppm 150 ppm LEL = 7000 ppm
(DOE, 2016)

Regulatory Information

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EPA Consolidated List of Lists

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DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

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OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard List

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Alternate Chemical Names

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