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Butyl Methacrylate


N-butyl methacrylate, also known as n-butyl isobutenate, is an organic compound with the chemical formula C8H14O2. It is a colorless transparent liquid, insoluble in water, miscible in alcohol and ether, and soluble in most organic solvents. It is mainly used in organic synthesis, the manufacture of plastics, optical glass adhesives, textile, leather and papermaking additives.
Item Index
Appearance Colorless crystal or transparent liquid
Density  g/cm3 0.895 g/mL at 20 °C
Freezing point  -75 °C
Boiling point℃ 162-165 °C(lit.)
Flash point ℃ 41 ºC
PSA 26.3
LogP 1.9058
Water Solubility 3 g/L (20 ºC)
Vapour density 4.91 (15 °C, vs air)

Packing & Storage

Packing The most common packaging types for epoxies are dual pouch clip systems, dual cartridges, and syringes.
Storage Usually the product is added with a polymerization inhibitor. Store in a cool, ventilated warehouse. Keep away from fire and heat sources. The packaging is required to be airtight and not in contact with air. It should be stored separately from oxidants, amines, and alkalis, and should not be mixed. It should not be stored in large quantities or stored for a long time. Equipped with the appropriate variety and quantity of fire equipment. The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and suitable containment materials.
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Butyl Methacrylate used for?

A: It is mainly used in organic synthesis, adhesives for manufacturing plastics and optical glass, auxiliary agents for textiles, leather and papermaking

Q: Operation precautions?

A: Airtight operation, pay attention to ventilation. The operators must have special training and strictly abide by the operating procedures. It is recommended that operators wear direct gas masks (half masks), chemical safety protective glasses, anti-static overalls, and rubber oil-resistant gloves. Keep far away from fire and heat sources, and smoking is strictly prohibited in the workplace. Explosion-proof ventilation systems and equipment should be used. Prevent vapors from escaping into workplace air. Avoid contact with oxidants, acids, and alkalis. Load and unload lightly when handling to prevent damage to packaging and containers. Equipped with corresponding types and quantities of fire-fighting equipment and leakage emergency treatment equipment. Empty containers may be harmful residues.

Q: The emergency measures?

Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing immediately, wash the contact point with plenty of running water and soapsuds.

Eye contact: Immediately lift the eyelids and rinse thoroughly and persistently with plenty of running water or normal saline. Seek medical attention. 

Inhalation: Get out of the scene and into the fresh air. Keep airway open. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If anyone has stopped breathing, give mouth to mouth resuscitation.  Seek medical attention.

Ingestion: If swallowed by mistake, drink plenty of warm water, induce vomiting and seek medical attention.

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