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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl methacrylate, 98+%, stab. with 100ppm 4-methoxyphenol

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl methacrylate
CAS 97-63-2
Name Note stabilized with 100ppm 4-methoxyphenol
Molecular Formula CH2=C(CH3)CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 114.15
MDL Number MFCD00009161
UN Number UN2277
Beilstein 471201
Synonym Methacrylic acid ethyl ester; Ethyl 2-methylacrylate
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A17518AK
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 114.15
Synonym Methacrylic acid ethyl ester; Ethyl 2-methylacrylate
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl methacrylate
Flash Point 18°C (64°F)
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
TSCA TSCA
Beilstein 471201
RTECS Number OZ4550000
UN Number UN2277
MDL Number MFCD00009161
CAS 97-63-2
Odor Pungent
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H317-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Name Note stabilized with 100ppm 4-methoxyphenol
Melting Point −60°C
Molecular Formula CH2=C(CH3)CO2CH2CH3
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Assay ≥98%
Boiling Point 118° to 119°C
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Quantity 250mL
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL METHACRYLATE, STABILIZED

Applications
Ethyl methacrylate is used to prepare copolymers of EMA on waxy maize starch and hydroxypropylstarch, potential application of these copolymers are as excipients for compressed non-disintegrating matrix tablets. It is also used to study reactions of n-butyl acrylate and EMA with ozone in the gas phase.

Solubility
Soluble in water (4.69g/L), ether, and alcohols.

Notes
Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H315-H319-H317-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C