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Benzyl methacrylate (BZMA)

Abbreviation BZMA
Plant Japan U-PiCA Company, Ltd.
Main Applications Optical polymers, adhesive agent, coating compounds
Existing Chemical Substance No. (3)-1017


Molecular Weight 176
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Odor Distinctive odor
Refractive Index (25℃) 1.514
Boiling Point (℃ 760mmHg) 233
Freezing Point (℃ 760mmHg) -60 or less
Flash Point (℃) 92 (Tagliabue (Tag) Closed Cup)
Ignition Temperature (℃) No data
Flammability Limits/Range No data
Vapour Pressure No data
Viscosity (CP 20℃) 2.68
Solubility Hardly soluble in water
Stability&Reactivity Polymerize under sunlight and heat

Applicable Law

Industrial Safety and Health Law Law Article 57,2 Chemical substances to be notified (Methyl methacrylate)
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
Hazarddous Inflammable liquid when heated
Harmful No information

Product Standard

Color Number (APHA) 30 or less
Specific Gravity (20/4℃) 1.041~1.047
Free Acid (%) 0.05 or less
Purity (%) No less than 98.0
Water Content (%) 0.10 or less
Polymerization Inhibitor (ppm standard) MEHQ200

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