2-Hydroxyethyl methacrylate
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2-Hydroxyethyl methacrylate
Alias
2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-hydroxyethyl ester
HEMA
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
868-77-9
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H10O3
Molecular Weight: 130.14
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: guinea pig oral LD50: 4680mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 497mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 3275mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 1250mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 5050mg/Kg.
reproductive effect.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as monomer.
Film-forming agent in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 868-77-9
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