2-Vinylnaphthalene is employed in the synthesis of various copolymers such as Poly (sodium styrenesulfonate-co-2-vinyl-napthalene) copolymer and Poly (2-vinylnapthalene-alt-maleic acid)-graft-polystyrene. The latter finds applications as a photoactive polymer micelle and stabilizer for polystyrene latexes.
Soluble in ethanol, acetone, and benzene. Insoluble in water.
Store under cool dry place. Ensure good ventilation. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Protect away from heat.
|62° to 67°C|
|128° to 131°C (13mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C