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Alfa Aesar™ Methacrylic acid, 99%, stab. with 100-250ppm hydroquinone or 4-methoxyphenol

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methacrylic acid
CAS 79-41-4
Name Note Stabilized with 100 to 250ppm hydroquinone or 4-methoxyphenol
Molecular Formula C4H6O2
Formula Weight 86.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002651
UN Number UN2531
Beilstein 1719937
Merck Index 14,5941
Synonym 2-Methylacrylic acid; 2-Methylpropenoic acid
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AAA115430E

 
alfa aesar™
A11543-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1154336

 
alfa aesar™
A11543-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 2500g
pH 2.0 to 2.2
Melting Point 16°C
Boiling Point 163°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point 65°C (149°F)
Odor Acrid
Chemical Name or Material Methacrylic acid
Name Note Stabilized with 100 to 250ppm hydroquinone or 4-methoxyphenol
CAS 79-41-4
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C4H6O2
Formula Weight 86.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002651
UN Number UN2531
Beilstein 1719937
Merck Index 14,5941
Synonym 2-Methylacrylic acid; 2-Methylpropenoic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H302-H312-H227
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not breathe 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: METHACRYLIC ACID, STABILIZED
RTECS Number OZ2975000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methacrylic acid is used as a monomer to prepare polymers. It acts a precursor for the preparation methyl methacrylate, N-substituted methacryl amides, methacrylamide, N-substituted methacryl amides and acryloyl chloride. It enhances the adhesion of surface coatings and adhesives. It acts as auxiliaries for the textile industry. It is involved in the preparation of poly(methacrylic acid)/montmorillonite nanocomposites, which finds application in the leather tanning process.

Solubility
Miscible with warm water, chloroform, ethanol, ether and organic solvents.

Notes
Incompatible with amines, strong bases, strong acids, oxidizing agents and peroxides.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not breathe 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
H314-H302-H312-H227
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Combustible liquid.