Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Methacrylic acid

Revision Date:2022-12-24Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Methacrylic acid
  • CBnumber: CB9240023
  • CAS: 79-41-4
  • EINECS Number: 201-204-4
  • Synonyms: Methacrylic acid ,2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordDanger
Precautionary statements
P405 Store locked up.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water/shower.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Hazard statements
H335 May cause respiratory irritation
H332 Harmful if inhaled
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H311 Toxic in contact with skin
H302 Harmful if swallowed
H227 Combustible liquid

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Methacrylic acid
  • Synonyms: Methacrylic acid ,2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid
  • CAS: 79-41-4
  • EC number: 201-204-4
  • MF: C4H6O2
  • MW: 86.09

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
First aiders need to protect themselves. Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor
If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air. Call in physician.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower. Call a physician immediately.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Immediately call in ophthalmologist. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: make victim drink water (two glasses at most), avoid vomiting (risk of perforation). Call a physician immediately. Do not attempt to neutralise.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Water Foam Carbon dioxide (CO2) Dry powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides Combustible.

Vapors are heavier than air and may spread along floors. Forms explosive mixtures with air on intense heating.

Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapours possible in the event of fire.

Advice for firefighters

Stay in danger area only with self-contained breathing apparatus. Prevent skin contact by keeping a safe distance or by wearing suitable protective clothing.

Further information

Remove container from danger zone and cool with water. Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

NFPA 704

3
2
2
HEALTH 3 Short exposure could cause serious temporary or moderate residual injury (e.g. liquid hydrogen, sulfuric acid, calcium hypochlorite, hexafluorosilicic acid)
FIRE 2 Must be moderately heated or exposed to relatively high ambient temperature before ignition can occur and multiple finely divided suspended solids that do not require heating before ignition can occur. Flash point between 37.8 and 93.3 °C (100 and 200 °F). (e.g. diesel fuel, sulfur)
REACT 2 Undergoes violent chemical change at elevated temperatures and pressures, reacts violently with water, or may form explosive mixtures with water (e.g. white phosphorus, potassium, sodium)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Advice for non-emergency personnel: Do not breathe vapors, aerosols. Avoid substance contact. Ensure adequate ventilation. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert. For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills. Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10). Take up carefully with liquid-absorbent material (e.g.

Chemizorb?). Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling

Work under hood. Do not inhale substance/mixture. Avoid generation of vapours/aerosols.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.Take precautionary measures against static discharge.

Hygiene measures

Immediately change contaminated clothing. Apply preventive skin protection. Wash hands and face after working with substance.

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Tightly closed. Keep in a well-ventilated place. Keep locked up or in an area accessible only to qualified or authorized persons.

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU). Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin protection

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Full contact

Material: butyl-rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,7 mm Break through time: 480 min Material tested:Butoject? (KCL 898)

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,4 mm Break through time: 120 min

Material tested:Camatril? (KCL 730 / Aldrich Z677442, Size M)

Body Protection

protective clothing

Respiratory protection

Recommended Filter type: Filter A (acc. to DIN 3181) for vapours of organic compounds

The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

These measures have to be properly documented.

Control of environmental exposure

Do not let product enter drains.

Exposure limits
TLV-TWA 20 ppm (~70 mg/m3) (ACGIH).

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • AppearanceForm: liquid
  • OdourNo data available
  • Odour ThresholdNo data available
  • pH2.0-2.2 (100g/l, H2O, 20℃)
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: 12 - 16 °C - lit.
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range163 °C - lit.
  • Flash point67 °C - closed cup
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)No data available
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits1.6-8.7%(V)
  • Vapour pressure 0,97 hPa at 20 °C - (Lit.)
  • Vapour density >3 (vs air)
  • Relative densityNo data available
  • Water solubility98 g/l at 20 °C - OECD Test Guideline 105
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterlog Pow: 0,93 at 22 °C
  • Autoignition temperature400 °C at 1.013 hPa
  • Decomposition temperatureNo data available
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: 1,38 mPa.s at 25 °C
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available

Other safety information

Surface tension 65,9 mN/m at 20 °C

- Surface tension

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

Forms explosive mixtures with air on intense heating.

A range from approx. 15 Kelvin below the flash point is to be rated as critical.

Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Risk of explosion with:

furfuryl alcohol hydrochloric acid

Violent reactions possible with:

Amines azides Aldehydes

Acid anhydrides Acid chlorides

alkaline earth hydroxides alkali hydroxides

bases Ether

Heavy metal salts Heavy metals Ketones

metallic hydroxides mineral acids

Nitric acid

Nitro compounds nitrates

nitrites Reducing agents

Strong oxidizing agents Strong acids

Violent polymerization may be caused by: iron/iron-containing compounds

sodium hydrogensulfite sodium thiosulphate peroxi compounds Peroxides

persulfates Impurities hydrogen peroxide


Conditions to avoid

Heat. Keep away from direct sunlight. Strong heating.

Incompatible materials

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
Acute toxicity estimate Oral - 1.320 mg/kg (Calculation method)
LD50 Oral - Rat - male - 1.320 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 401)
Acute toxicity estimate Inhalation - 4 h - 1,5 mg/l (Calculation method)
LC50 Inhalation - Rat - male and female - 4 h - 7,1 mg/l (OECD Test Guideline 403)
Acute toxicity estimate Dermal - 300 mg/kg (Calculation method)
LD50 Dermal - Rabbit - 500 - 1.000 mg/kg Remarks: (ECHA)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: Causes severe burns. - 3 min (OECD Test Guideline 404)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: Causes burns. (OECD Test Guideline 405) Causes serious eye damage.
Respiratory or skin sensitization
Buehler Test - Guinea pig Result: negative
(OECD Test Guideline 406)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Test Type: Ames test
Test system: Salmonella typhimurium
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 471
Result: negative
Carcinogenicity
No data available
Reproductive toxicity
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
May cause respiratory irritation. - Respiratory system
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 1320 mg/kg

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

Toxicity to fish
flow-through test LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 85 mg/l - 96 h

(US-EPA)

Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates

flow-through test EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - > 130 mg/l - 48 h

(US-EPA)

Toxicity to algae
static test NOEC - Selenastrum capricornutum (green algae) - 8,2 mg/l - 72 h

(OECD Test Guideline 201)

static test EC50 - Selenastrum capricornutum (green algae) - 45 mg/l - 72 h

(OECD Test Guideline 201)

Toxicity to bacteria
static test EC10 - Pseudomonas putida - 100 mg/l - 16,5 h (DIN 38412)

Persistence and degradability

Biodegradability Result: 86 % - Readily biodegradable.

(OECD Test Guideline 301D)

Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Other adverse effects

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Incompatibilities

Incompatible with oxidizers; contact may cause fires or explosions. Aqueous solution is strongly acidic: incompatible with strong acids; caustics, ammonia, amines, isocyanates, alkylene oxides; epichlorohydrin.

Product

See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and

containers, or contact us there if you have further questions.

Waste Disposal

Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. All federal, state, and local environmental regulations must be observed.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: 2531 IMDG: 2531 IATA: 2531

UN proper shipping name


ADR/RID: METHACRYLIC ACID, STABILIZED IMDG: METHACRYLIC ACID, STABILIZED


IATA: Methacrylic acid, stabilized

14.3

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 8 IMDG: 8


IATA: 8

14.4

Packaging group

ADR/RID: II IMDG: II


IATA: II

14.5

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: yes IMDG Marine pollutant: yes


IATA: no

14.6

Special precautions for user

No data available


SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
EC Inventory:Listed.
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Other Information

The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.An added stabilizer or inhibitor can influence the toxicological properties of this substance; consult an expert.
Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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