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Esters, Acrylates: Health Hazards

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Chemical Name

CAS-Number

ICSC Short-Term Exposure

ICSC Long-Term Exposure

ICSC Routes of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

ETHYL ACRYLATE     140-88-5

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin; liver; kidneys

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, pain

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision

Ingestion: abdominal pain, sore throat, vomiting

Resp sys; eyes; skin (in animals: tumors of the forestomach) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; (carc)

ETHYL METHACRYLATE  97-63-2

eyes; skin; resp tract

skin

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, unconsciousness

Skin: dry skin, redness, roughness, burning sensation

Eyes: tearing, redness, pain

Ingestion: confusion, vomiting

2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE     103-11-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin

Inhalation: drowsiness, headache, nausea

Skin: may be absorbed, redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, laboured breathing, vomiting

2-HYDROXYPROPYL ACRYLATE         999-61-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, sore throat

Skin: redness, pain, blisters

Eyes: pain, blurred vision, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, burning sensation, weakness

Eyes; skin; resp sys Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, resp sys; eye, skin burns; cough, dysp

METHYL ACRYLATE        96-33-3

eyes; skin; resp tract

skin; liver; kidneys; lungs

Inhalation: dizziness, headache, laboured breathing, sore throat

Skin: may be absorbed, burning sensation, pain, dizziness, headache

Eyes: redness, pain, burning sensation

Ingestion: burning sensation, vomiting

Resp sys; eyes; skin Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, upper resp sys

METHYL METHACRYLATE     80-62-6

eyes; skin; lungs

skin; liver; kidneys

Eyes; resp sys; skin Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose, throat; derm

 

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Contents

Preface
Part I. The Body
Part II. Health Care
Part III. Management & Policy
Part IV. Tools and Approaches
Part V. Psychosocial and Organizational Factors
Part VI. General Hazards
Part VII. The Environment
Part VIII. Accidents and Safety Management
Part IX. Chemicals
Part X. Industries Based on Biological Resources
Part XI. Industries Based on Natural Resources
Part XII. Chemical Industries
Part XIII. Manufacturing Industries
Part XIV. Textile and Apparel Industries
Part XV. Transport Industries
Part XVI. Construction
Part XVII. Services and Trade
Part XVIII. Guides