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2-Ethylhexyl methacrylate

Abbreviation 2-EHMA
Plant Japan U-PiCA Company, Ltd.
Main Applications Coating compounds, adhesive agent, fiber treatment agent
Existing Chemical Substance No. (2)-1039


Molecular Weight 198
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Odor Distinctive odor
Refractive Index (25℃) 1.4367
Boiling Point (℃ 760mmHg) 229
Freezing Point (℃ 760mmHg) -60 or less
Flash Point (℃) 101 (Cleveland open-cup flash test)
Ignition Temperature (℃) No data
Flammability Limits/Range No data
Vapour Pressure No data
Viscosity (CP 25℃) 1.68
Solubility Hardly soluble in water
Polymerize under sunlight and heat

Applicable Laws

Industrial Safety and Health Law
High Pressure Gas
Fire Service Law Class 4 Petroleum No.3
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law
Law on the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster
Ship Safety Law
Civil Aeronautics Law
Other Major Applicable Laws

Classification of Hazard

Classification Classification standard not applicable
Hazardous Inflammable liquid when heated
Harmful Weakly irritable to the skin and the mucosa.

Product Standard

Color Number (APHA) 15 or less
Specific Gravity (20/4℃) 0.878~0.888
Free Acid (%) 0.005 or less
Purity (%) 99.0 or greater
Water Content (%) 0.05 or less
Polymerization Inhibitor (ppm standard) MEHQ25

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