Methyl acrylate

acrylic acid, methyl ester, methyl 2-propenoate, 2-propenoic acid, methyl ester

Methyl acrylate

Formula: C4H6O2 | CAS: 96-33-3

Synonyms: acrylic acid, methyl ester, methyl 2-propenoate, 2-propenoic acid, methyl ester

Methyl acrylate is a pungent smelling monomer chiefly used in the manufacture of acrylate fibres.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC4H6O2
CAS no.96-33-3
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV1.1
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV3.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV80
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.26
Molecular Weight, g/mole86.0
Melting point, °C-76.7
Boiling point, °C80
Flash point, °C-2.8
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %2.8
Density, g.cm⁻³0.956
Ionisation Energy, eV10.25
EH40 TWA, ppm10
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³36
NIOSH ST, ppm10
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm35
NIOSH IDLH, ppm250
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm10
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³35