Methacrylic acid - CAS # 79-41-4


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CAS 79-41-4 -

Chemical Name:  Methacrylic acid

Chemical Formula:  C4H6O2

CAS Number:  79-41-4

EC Number (EINECS):  201-204-4

Synonyms:  Methacrylic acid;«alpha»-Methylacrylic acid;Methylacrylic acid;2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid;2-Methylacrylic acid;CH2=C(CH3)COOH;2-Methylpropenoic acid;Methacrylic acid glacial;«alpha»-Methacrylic acid;Acrylic acid, 2-methyl-;Propionic acid, 2-methylene-;Kyselina methakrylova;Methacrylic acid, inhibited;UN 2531

Use:  synthetic reagent

Appearance:  colourless liquid or crystals with an unpleasant odour.

Melting Point:  16 C

Boiling Point:  163 C

Vapor Density:  2.97

Vapor Pressure:  1 mm Hg at 25 C

Flash Point:  76 C

Explosion Limits:  1.6 - 8.1 % vol.

Stability:  May be stabilized by the addition of MEHQ (Hydroquinone methyl ether, ca. 250 ppm) or hydroquinone. In the absence of a stabilizer this material will readily polymerize. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, hydrochloric acid.

Molecular Weight:  86.0892

Related Hazardous Material Name:  Difluorophosphoric acid, anhydrous

Emergency Response Guide Number:  154


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