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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Colour/Form

Boiling Point (°C)

Melting Point (°C)

Molecular Weight

Solubility in Water

Relative Density (water=1)

Relative Vapour Density (air=1)

Vapour Pressure/ (Kpa)

Inflam.
Limits

Flash Point (°C)

Auto Ignition Point (°C)

BENZYL FORMATE
104-57-4

202-203

136.14

insol

1.081

BUTYL BUTYRATE
109-21-7

166

-91.5

144.21

insol

0.8700

BUTYL PROPIONATE
590-01-2

liquid

146

-89

130.2

sl sol

0.8754

4.5

0.38

32

425

BUTYLFORMATE
592-84-7

liquid

106

-91.5

102.13

sl sol

0.8885

3.5

@ 31.6 °C

1.7 ll
8.0 ul

18 cc

322

ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE
541-41-3

water-white liquid

95

-80.6

108.5

insol

1.1403

3.7

5.5

3.2 ll
27.5 ul

16 cc

500

ETHYL FORMATE
109-94-4

mobile liquid water-white liquid

54.4

-80

74.1

sol

0.9168

2.56

25.6

2.8 ll
16.0 ul

-20 cc

440

ETHYL OXALATE
95-92-1

colourless, oily liquid

@ 760 mm  Hg

-38.5ºC

146.14

slightly sol ; decomp

@ 20 ºC /4 ºC

5.04

@ 47 ºC

ETHYL PROPIONATE
105-37-3

colourless liquid

99

-73

102.1

sl sol

0.891

3.5

1.9 ll
11 ul

12 cc

440

GLYCEROL TRIBUTYRATE
60-01-5

colourless; oily liquid

305-310

-75

302.4

insol

1.0350

0.5 ll
? ul

ISOAMYL FORMATE
110-45-2

123.5

-93.5

116.15

sl sol

0.8857

METHYL CHLOROFORMATE
79-22-1

clear liquid

71

-61

94.50

insol

1.223

3.26

13.7

6.7

13 cc

510

METHYL FORMATE
107-31-3

colourless liquid

32

-99.8

60.05

v sol

0.9742

2.07

64

5 ll
23 ul

-19 cc

449

METHYL PROPIONATE
554-12-1

colourless liquid

79.7

-87

88.10

sl sol

0.915

3.03

@ 25 °C

2.5 ll
13.0 ul

-2 cc

469

PROPIONIC ACID, SODIUM SALT
137-40-6

white granular powder; transparent crystals, granules

96.07

sl sol

a-PROPYLENE­GLYCOL DIACETATE
623-84-7

190.5

160.16

v sol

1.059

SODIUM FORMATE
141-53-7

colourless monoclinic crystals; white granules or crystalline powder

253 decomp

253

68.02

97.2 g/100 ml

1.92

 

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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Physical

Chemical

UN Class or Division /  Subsidiary Risks

BENZYL BENZOATE
120-51-4

The vapour is heavier than air

On combustion, forms toxic and irritating fumes

BUTYL FORMATE
592-84-7

The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed • As a result of flow, agitation, etc, electrostatic charges can be generated

The substance decomposes on heating or on burning producing acrid and irritating fumes • Reacts violently with strong oxidants

BUTYL PROPIONATE
590-01-2

Reacts with strong oxidants

CARBAMIC ACID, ETHYL ESTER
51-79-6

The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes (nitrogen oxides)

CARBOFURAN
1563-66-2

The substance decomposes on heating on burning

DIETHYL CARBONATE
105-58-8

The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

Reacts with reducing material and strong bases • Reacts violently with strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard • Attacks many plastics and resins

3

DIETHYLENE BENZYL BENZOATE
120-55-8

The vapour is heavier than air

On combustion, forms acrid fumes

DIMETHYL CARBONATE
616-38-6

3

ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE
541-41-3

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

On contact with hot surfaces or flames this substance decomposes forming hydrogen chloride and phosgene • The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and irritating fumes including hydrogen chloride and phosgene • Reacts on contact with water or steam producing toxic and corrosive hydrogen • Reacts violently with strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard • Attacks many metals especially in the presence of moisture

6.1/ 3/ 8

ETHYL FORMATE
109-94-4

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

Reacts violently with strong oxidants, acids, and bases

ETHYL PROPIONATE
105-37-3

3

METHYL BENZOATE
93-58-3

6.1

METHYL CHLOROFORMATE
79-22-1

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

On combustion, forms toxic fumes (HCl, phosgene) • The substance decomposes on heating or on burning on contact with hot surfaces or flames, this substance causes fire hazard producing toxic and corrosive fumes (hydrogen chloride, phosgene) • Reacts with strong oxidants • Reacts gradually with water, forming corrosive substance (hydrogen chloride)

6.1/ 3

METHYL FORMATE
107-31-3

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible • The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

Reacts vigorously with oxidants

3

METHYL PROPIONATE
554-12-1

3

SODIUM FORMATE
141-53-7

The substance decomposes on heating over 253°C into sodium oxalate, hydrogen and carbon monoxide, and on contact with acids producing formic acid vapours

For UN Class: 1.5 = very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard; 2.1 = flammable gas; 2.3 = toxic gas; 3 = flammable liquid; 4.1 = flammable solid; 4.2 = substance liable to spontaneous combustion; 4.3 = substance which in contact with water emits flammable gases; 5.1 = oxidizing substance; 6.1 = toxic; 7 = radioactive; 8 = corrosive substance

 

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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

BUTYL PROPIONATE     590-01-2

eyes; skin; resp tract

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, dizziness, nausea

BUTYLFORMATE 592-84-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

Inhalation: cough, dullness, burning sensation in the throat, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness, vomiting, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal pain, diarrhoea

ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE     541-41-3

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

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

Skin: Redness, skin burns, burning sensation, pain, blisters

Eyes: Redness, pain, severe deep burns

Ingestion: Abdominal cramps, abdominal pain, weakness

Irrit eyes, upper resp sys; in animals: narco

ETHYL FORMATE     109-94-4

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS; liver; kidneys

skin; liver; kidneys

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, drowsiness, headache, shortness of breath, sore throat, unconsciousness

Skin: may be absorbed, redness, burning sensation

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, burning sensation

Eyes; resp sys; CNS Inh; ing; con

METHYL CHLOROFORMATE     79-22-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, nausea, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal pain, burning sensation, vomiting, weakness, shock

Irrit eyes, nose; chest tight; dysp; vis dist; CNS depres; in animals: pulm edema; narco

METHYL FORMATE     107-31-3

Inhalation: cough, dizziness, dullness, headache, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, unconsciousness

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

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

In animals: irrit eyes, skin; methemo, anoxia, cyan; dysp; weak, dizz, head

n-PROPYL NITRATE     627-13-4

Eyes; skin; blood Inh; ing; con

PROPIONIC ACID, SODIUM SALT     137-40-6

eyes; skin; resp tract

SODIUM FORMATE     141-53-7

Inhalation: cough, shortness of breath

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: abdominal pain, vomiting

 

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Chemical Formula

Chemical

Synonyms
UN Code

CAS-Number

1113388

AMMONIUM OXALATE

Ethanedioic acid diammonium salt;
Oxalic acid, diammonium salt

1113-38-8

120514

BENZYL BENZOATE

Benzoic acid, phenylmethyl ester;
Benzyl alcohol benzoic ester;
Benzyl benzenecarboxylate;
Benzyl phenylformate;
Benylate

120-51-4

104574

BENZYL FORMATE

Benzyl alcohol, formate;
Benzyl formate;
Benzyl methanoate;
Formic acid, benzyl ester

104-57-4

3068880

b-BUTYROLACTONE

3-Hydroxybutanoic acid, b-lactone;
Hydroxybutyric acid lactone;
3-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone;
4-Methyl-2-oxetanone;
2-Oxetanone, 4-methyl-

3068-88-0

136607

BUTYL BENZOATE

Benzoic acid n-butyl ester;
n-Butyl benzoate

136-60-7

109217

BUTYL BUTYRATE

n-butyl n-butanoate;
Butyric acid, butyl ester;
n-Butyl butyrate

109-21-7

592847

BUTYL FORMATE

Formic acid, butyl ester;
n-Butyl formate
UN1128

592-84-7

138227

BUTYL LACTATE

Butyl-2-hydroxypropanoate;
Butyl-a-hydroxypropionate;
Lactic acid, butyl ester ;
n-butyl lactate;
Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, butyl ester

138-22-7

590012

BUTYL PROPIONOATE

Propionic acid, butyl ester
UN1914

590-01-2

96480

BUTYRIC ACID LACTONE

4-Butanolide;
1,2-Butanolide;
1,4-butanolide;
Butyric acid, 4-hydroxy-, g-lactone;
Butyrolactone;
4-Butyrolactone;
Butyrylactone;
Butyryl lactone;
2-(3H)-Furanone, dihydro

96-48-0

51796

CARBAMIC ACID, ETHYL ESTER

Ethyl carbamate;
Ethylurethan;
Ethyl urethane;
o-Ethylurethane

51-79-6

1563662

CARBOFURAN

2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethylbenzofuranyl-7-N-methylcarbamate;
2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethylbenzofuran-7-yl methylcarbamate;
2,2-Dimethyl-7-coumaranyl-N-methyl­carbamate;
2,2-Dimethyl-2,3-dihydro-7-benzo­furanyl-N-methyl­carbamate;
Methyl carbamic acid;
2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-benzofuranyl ester

1563-66-2

96491

CARBONIC ACID, CYCLIC ETHYLENE ESTER

Cyclic ethylene carbonate;
1,3-Dioxolan-2-one;
Dioxolone-2;
Ethylene carbonate;
Ethylene carbonic acid;
Ethylene glycol carbonate;
Ethylene glycol, cyclic carbonate;
Glycol carbonate

96-49-1

55488512

DECYL CHLOROFORMATE

55488-51-2

105588

DIETHYL CARBONATE

Carbonic acid, diethyl ester ;
Diethyl carbonate ;
Ethoxyformic anhydride;
Ethyl carbonate
UN2366

105-58-8

105533

DIETHYL MALONATE

Carbethoxyacetic ester;
Dicarbethoxymethane;
Malonic acid, diethyl ester ;
Diethyl propanedioate;
Ethyl malonate;
Malonic ester;
Methanedicarboxylic acid, diethyl ester;
Propanedioic acid, diethyl ester

105-53-3

123251

DIETHYL SUCCINATE

Butanedioic acid, diethyl ester;
Ethyl succinate;
Succinic acid, diethyl ester

123-25-1

120558

DIETHYLENE GLYCOL, DIBENZOATE

Benzoic acid, diester with diethylene glycol;
Dibenzoyldiethyleneglycol ester

120-55-8

616386

DIMETHYL CARBONATE

Carbonic acid, dimethyl ester ;
Methyl carbonate
UN1161

616-38-6

93890

ETHYL BENZOATE

Benzoic ether;
Benzoic acid, ethyl ester

93-89-0

541413

ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE

Chloroformic acid ethyl ester;
ECF;
Ethyl chlorocarbonate
UN1182

541-41-3

109944

ETHYL FORMATE

Ethyl formic ester;
Ethyl methanoate;
Formic acid, ethyl ester;
Formic ether
UN1190

109-94-4

95921

ETHYL OXALATE

Diethyl ethanedioate;
Diethyl oxalate;
Ethyl oxalate
UN 2525

95-92-1

105373

ETHYL PROPIONATE

Ethyl propionate;
Propanoic acid, Ethyl ester;
Propionic ether
UN1195

105-37-3

110452

ISOAMYL FORMATE

Formic acid, isopentyl ester;
Isoamyl methanoate;
Isopentyl formate;
3-Methylbutyl formate

110-45-2

24460740

LAURYL CHLOROFORMATE

24460-74-0

93583

METHYL BENZOATE

Benzoic acid, methyl ester ;
Methyl benzenecarboxylate;
Methyl benzoate;
UN2938

93-58-3

79221

METHYL CHLOROFORMATE

Chlorocarbonic acid methyl ester;
Chloroformic acid methyl ester;
Formic acid, chloro-, methyl ester;
MCF;
Methoxycarbonyl chloride;
Methyl chlorocarbonate
UN1238

79-22-1

107313

METHYL FORMATE

Formic acid, methyl ester;
Methyl methanoate
UN1243

107-31-3

554121

METHYL PROPIONATE

Methyl propylate;
Propanoic acid, methyl ester
UN1248

554-12-1

56677602

MYRISTYL CHLOROFORMATE

56677-60-2

1885149

PHENYL CHLOROFORMATE

Chloroformic acid phenyl ester;
Phenyl chlorocarbonate
UN2746

1885-14-9

57578

PROPIOLACTONE

Hydracrylic acid b-lactone;
3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone;
Propanolide;
3-Propanolide;
1,3-Propiolactone;
3-Propiolactone

57-57-8

137406

PROPIONIC ACID, SODIUM SALT

Impedex;
Mycoban;
Napropion;
Ocuseptine;
Propanoic acid, sodium salt;
Sodium propionate

137-40-6

148185

SODIUM DIETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE

Carbamic acid, diethyldithio-, sodium salt;
Diethyldithiocarbamate sodium;
Diethyldithiocarbamic acid sodium;
Diethyldithiocarbamic acid, sodium salt;
Diethyl sodium dithiocarbamate;
Dithiocarb;
Dithiocarbamate;
Sodium diethylcarbamodithioate

148-18-5

141537

SODIUM FORMATE

Salachlor;
Formic acid, sodium salt

141-53-7

51637935

STEARYL CHLOROFORMATE

51637-93-5

60015

TRIBUTYRIN

Butanoic acid, 1,2,3-propanetriyl ester;
Butyryl triglyceride;
Glycerol tributyrate;
Tributyrin;
Tributyroin;
Tributyryl glyceride

60-01-5

 

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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Colour/Form

Boiling Point (°C)

Melting Point (°C)

Molecular Weight

Solubility in Water

Relative Density (water=1)

Relative Vapour Density (air=1)

Vapour Pressure/ (Kpa)

Inflam.
Limits

Flash Point (°C)

Auto Ignition Point (°C)

1,3-BUTANEDIOL DIACRYLATE
19485-03-1

198.21

BUTYL ACRYLATE
141-32-2

colourless liquid; water-white monomer

145

-64.6

128.2

insol

0.8898

4.8

4.9 mm Hg

1.5 ll
9.9 ul

49 oc

292

BUTYL METHACRYLATE
97-88-1

colourless liquid

160

-75

142.2

insol

0.8936

4.8

4.9 mm Hg C

2.0 ll
8.0 ul

DECYL ACRYLATE
2156-96-9

@ 50 mm Hg

212.37

sl sol

0.8781

227 oc

ETHYL ACRYLATE
140-88-5

liquid; colourless

99.4

-71.2

100.11

sl sol

0.9234

3.45

3.9

1.4 ll
14.0 ul

10 oc

372

ETHYL METHACRYLATE
97-63-2

colourless liquid

117

<-75

114.1

sl sol

0.9135

3.9

2

1.8 ll
? ul

35 oc

393

2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE
103-11-7

colourless liquid

214-218

-90

184.3

0.01 g/100 g

0.8869

6.35

<0.1 Pa

0.8 ll
6.4 ul

82

252

2-HYDROXYPROPYL ACRYLATE
999-61-1

liquid

225

130.2

misc

1.06

4.5

5 Pa

99

METHYL ACRYLATE
96-33-3

liquid; practically colourless

80.5

-76.5

86.09

sl sol

0.9561

2.97

9.0

2.8 ll
25.0 ul

-3 cc

468

METHYL METHACRYLATE
80-62-6

colourless liquid

100.5

-48

100.1

sl sol

0.9440

3.6

@ 25.5 °C

1.7 ll
8.2 ul

10 oc

 

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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Physical

Chemical

UN Class or Division /  Subsidiary Risks

BUTYL ACRYLATE
141-32-2

3

BUTYL METHACRYLATE
97-88-1

3

ETHYL ACRYLATE
140-88-5

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible • Vapours are uninhibited and may form polymers in vents or flame arrestors, resulting in stoppage of vents

The substance may polymerize spontaneously due to warming and under the influence of light

3

ETHYL METHACRYLATE
97-63-2

The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

The substance may polymerize violently due to warming and under the influence of light or when in contact with strong oxidants

3

2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE
103-11-7

The substance may polymerize due to heating under the influence of acid, alkalies, amines, peroxides, oxidizing agents

2-HYDROXYPROPYL ACRYLATE
999-61-1

The substance can polymerize due to heating, initiators, UV light • The substance decomposes on heating producing acrid fumes (acrylic acid, acroleine)

8

METHYL ACRYLATE
96-33-3

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

The substance may polymerize due to warming or under the influence of light • Reacts with strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard

3

METHYL METHACRYLATE
80-62-6

3

For UN Class: 1.5 = very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard; 2.1 = flammable gas; 2.3 = toxic gas; 3 = flammable liquid; 4.1 = flammable solid; 4.2 = substance liable to spontaneous combustion; 4.3 = substance which in contact with water emits flammable gases; 5.1 = oxidizing substance; 6.1 = toxic; 7 = radioactive; 8 = corrosive substance

 

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Esters, Acrylates: Health Hazards

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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Chemical Formula

Chemical

Synonyms
UN Code

CAS-Number

19485031

1,3-BUTANEDIOL DIACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, 1,3-butylene glycol diester;
Acrylic acid, 1-methyltrimethylene ester;
1,3-Butylene diacrylate;
1,3-Butylene glycol diacrylate

19485-03-1

141322

BUTYL ACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, butyl ester;
2-Propenoic acid, butyl ester;
N-Butyl acrylate;
Butyl-2-propenoate
UN2348

141-32-2

97881

BUTYL METHACRYLATE

Methacrylic acid, butyl ester;
Butyl 2-methacrylate;
Butyl-2-methyl-2-propenoate;
2-Methyl-butylacrylate;
2-Propenoic acid, 2-Methyl-, butyl ester
UN2227

97-88-1

2156969

DECYL ACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, decyl ester;
N-Decyl acrylate;
2-Propenoic acid, decyl ester

2156-96-9

140885

ETHYL ACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, ethyl ester;
Carboset 511;
Ethoxycarbonylethylene;
Ethyl propenoate;
Ethyl-2-propenoate
UN1917

140-88-5

97632

ETHYL METHACRYLATE

Ethyl 2-methylacrylate;
Ethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate;
Methacrylic acid, ethyl ester;
2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester
UN2277

97-63-2

103117

2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester;
2-Ethylhexyl 2-propenoate;
1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, acrylate;
Octyl acrylate;
2-Propenoic acid

103-11-7

999611

2-HYDROXYPROPYL ACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, 2-hydroxypropyl ester;
HPA;
1,2-Propanediol, 1-acrylate;
2-Propenoic acid

999-61-1

96333

METHYL ACRYLATE

Acrylic acid, methyl ester;
Curithane 103;
Methoxycarbonylethylene;
Methyl propenate
UN1919

96-33-3

80626

METHYL METHACRYLATE

Diakon;
Methacrylic acid, methyl ester;
Methyl methylacrylate;
Methyl-2-methyl-2-propenoate;
2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid methyl ester;
MME
UN1247

80-62-6

 

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Chemical Name

CAS-Number

Colour/Form

Boiling Point (°C)

Melting Point (°C)

Molecular Weight

Solubility in Water

Relative Density (water=1)

Relative Vapour Density (air=1)

Vapour Pressure/ (Kpa)

Inflam.
Limits

Flash Point (°C)

Auto Ignition Point (°C)

AMYL ACETATE
628-63-7

liquid

149

-71

130.2

sl sol

0.88

4.5

@ 25 °C

1.1 ll
7.5 ul

25 cc

375

sec-AMYL ACETATE
626-38-0

liquid

130-131

-148

sl sol

0.86

4.5

0.93

1.0 ll
7.5 ul

32

380

BENZYL ACETATE
140-11-4

water-white liquid

213

-51

150.17

sl sol

1.0550

5.2

@ 60 °C

90 cc

460

BUTYL ACETATE
123-86-4

liquid; colourless

126

-77

116.2

sl sol

0.8826

4.0

@ 25 °C

1.7 ll
7.6 ul

22 cc

420

sec-BUTYL ACETATE
105-46-4

colourless liquid

112

-73.5

116.16

insol

0.8716

4.0

2.53

1.7 ll
9.8 ul

167 cc

tert-BUTYL ACETATE
540-88-5

colourless liquid

97-98

116.1

insol

0.8665

@ bp

1.5 ll
? ul

CYCLOHEXYL ACETATE
622-45-7

liquid

177

-77

142.2

insol

0.97

4.9

2

57

330

ETHYL ACETATE
141-78-6

clear liquid

77

-84

88.10

sol

0.9003

3.04

10

2.2 ll
9 ul

72 oc

427

ETHYL ACETOACETATE
141-97-9

colourless liquid

180.8

-45

130.14

v sol

1.0282

4.48

0.1

1.0 ll
54 ul

844 cc

295

ETHYL CHLOROACETATE
105-39-5

water-white mobile liquid

144

-21

122.6

insol

1.1585

4.23-4.46

@ 37.5 °C

54

sec-HEXYL ACETATE
108-84-9

colourless liquid

147.5

-64

144.2

0.08 g/100 ml

@25 °C

5.0

3 mm Hg

0.9 ll
5.0 ul

433 oc

ISOAMYL ACETATE
123-92-2

colourless liquid

142

-78.5

130.18

sl sol

0.8670

4.5

0.53

1.0 ll
? ul

25 cc

379

ISOBUTYL ACETATE
110-19-0

colourless liquid

117

-99

116.2

sl sol

0.8712

4.0

1.7

1.3 ll
10.5 ul

178 cc

423

ISOPROPYL ACETATE
108-21-4

colourless liquid

90

-73.4

102.13

sol

0.8718

3.52

@ 17 °C

1.8 ll
7.8 ul

2 cc

460

1-METHOXY-2-PROPYLACETATE
108-65-6

liquid

146

18.5g/100 ml

0.96

4.6

@ 25 °C

@ 200 ul

47-48

METHYL ACETATE
79-20-9

colourless, volatile liquid

57

-98

74.08

v sol

0.9330

2.8

21.7

3.1 ll
16.0 ul

-10 cc

501

METHYL ACETOACETATE
105-45-3

colourless liquid

171.7

27-28

116.11

38 g/100 ml

1.0762

4.0

0.7 mm Hg

77 oc

280

PHENYL ACETATE
122-79-2

colourless, mobile liquid; water white liquid

196

136.14

sl sol

1.0780

4.7

80

POTASSIUM ACETATE
127-08-2

crystalline powder

292

98.14

v sol

@ 25 °C

PROPYL ACETATE
109-60-4

colourless liquid

101.6

-92

102.13

sl sol

0.836

3.5

3.3

2.0 ll
8 ul

14 cc

450

SODIUM ACETATE
127-09-3

white granular powder or monoclinic crystals; colourless

324

82.0

v sol

@ 25 °C

611

SODIUM FLUOROACETATE
62-74-8

white powder

200 decomp

100.02

sol

0.0 mm Hg

TRIACETIN
102-76-1

colourless liquid

259

-78

218.20

sl sol

1.1596

7.52

@ 25 °C

1.8 ll
? ul

138 cc

433

VINYL ACETATE
108-05-4

colourless, mobile liquid; white (unstable)

72.5

-93.2

86.09

insol

0.932

3.0

@ 25 °C

2.6 ll
13.4 ul

-8 cc

402

 

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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Physical

Chemical

UN Class or Division /  Subsidiary Risks

AMYL ACETATE
628-63-7

The vapour is heavier than air

Reacts with oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard • Attacks many plastics

3

sec-AMYL ACETATE
626-38-0

The vapour is heavier than air

The substance decomposes upon burning, producing toxic gases and vapours • Reacts violently with strong acids, strong oxidants, strong alkalis • Attacks many plastics

3

BUTYL ACETATE
123-86-4

The substance decomposes slowly on contact with air or moisture producing acetic acid and n-butanol • Reacts violently with strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard • Attacks many plastics and resins

3

sec-BUTYL ACETATE
105-46-4

The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

On combustion, forms toxic gases and vapours (such as carbon monoxide) • Reacts violently with nitrates, strong oxidizers, strong alkalies, and strong acids, causing fire and explosion hazard • Attacks many plastics

3

tert-BUTYL ACETATE
540-88-5

3

CYCLOHEXYL ACETATE
622-45-7

Reacts with oxidants • Reacts on contact with water or humidity to release acetic acid causing in metallic containers a slow corrosion hazard

3

ETHYL ACETATE
141-78-6

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

Heating may cause violent combustion or explosion • The substance decomposes under influence of UV light, bases, acids • Upon heating, toxic fumes are formed • The solution in water is a weak acid • Reacts with strong oxidants, bases or acids • Attacks many metals in presence of water • Attacks plastics

3

ETHYL ACETOACETATE
141-97-9

The vapour is heavier than air

Upon heating, toxic fumes are formed • Reacts with strong oxidants • Reacts violently with oxidants, bases, acids

ETHYL CHLOROACETATE
105-39-5

6.1

sec-HEXYL ACETATE
108-84-9

3

ISOAMYL ACETATE
123-92-2

The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

Reacts violently with strong oxidizers, causing fire and explosion hazard

ISOBUTYL ACETATE
110-19-0

Reacts with strong oxidants, nitrates, strong alkalis and strong acids, causing fire and explosion hazard

3

ISOPROPYL ACETATE
108-21-4

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

The substance decomposes slowly on contact with steel when exposed to air producing acetic acid and ispropyl alcohol • Reacts violently with oxidizing materials • Attacks many plastics

3

1-METHOXY-2-PROPYLACETATE
108-65-6

Reacts with strong oxidants

2-METHOXYETHYL ACETATE
110-49-6

The vapour is heavier than air

Reacts with strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard

3

METHYL ACETATE
79-20-9

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible, and may accumulate in low ceiling spaces causing deficiency of oxygen

The substance decomposes on heating under influence of air, bases, strong oxidants, water, UV-light, causing fire and explosion hazard • The substance is a strong reducing agent and reacts with oxidants • Attacks many metals in presence of water • Attacks plastics

3

PHENYL ACETATE
122-79-2

Reacts with oxidants

POTASSIUM ACETATE
127-08-2

Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air

On combustion, forms potassium and carbon oxides • The substance decomposes on heating, on contact with strong acids produces acetic acid fumes • The solution in water is a medium strong base

PROPYL ACETATE
109-60-4

The gas mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

The substance decomposes on burning producing irritating or poisonous gases • Can react vigorously with oxidizing materials • Attacks plastics

3

SODIUM ACETATE
127-09-3

Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air

The substance decomposes on heating above 120°C or on contact with strong acids producing acetic acid • The solution in water is a medium strong base

SODIUM FLUOROACETATE
62-74-8

6.1

VINYL ACETATE
108-05-4

3

For UN Class: 1.5 = very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard; 2.1 = flammable gas; 2.3 = toxic gas; 3 = flammable liquid; 4.1 = flammable solid; 4.2 = substance liable to spontaneous combustion; 4.3 = substance which in contact with water emits flammable gases; 5.1 = oxidizing substance; 6.1 = toxic; 7 = radioactive; 8 = corrosive substance

 

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