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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A colorless, corrosive liquid that polymerizes readily in the presence of oxygen. Acrylic acid was first synthesized in 1843. It is used in the manufacture of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=acrylic resin acrylic resins].
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A colorless, corrosive liquid that polymerizes readily in the presence of oxygen. Acrylic acid was first synthesized in 1843. It is used in the manufacture of [[acrylic%20resin|acrylic resins]].
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[[[SliderGallery rightalign|acrylic acid.jpg~Chemical structure]]]
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== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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2-propenoic acid; vinyl formic acid; acroleic acid; propene acid; ácido acrílico (Esp.); ácido 2-propenoico (Esp.)
  
2-propenoic acid; vinyl formic acid; acroleic acid; propene acid; cido acrlico (Esp.); cido 2-propenoico (Esp.)
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== Risks ==
  
[[[SliderGallery rightalign|acrylic acid.jpg~Chemical structure]]]
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* Irritating to eyes, nose and skin.
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* Toxic by inhalation.
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* Combustible. 
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* ThermoFisher: [https://www.fishersci.com/store/msds?partNumber=AC164250010&productDescription=ACRYLIC+ACID%2C+99%25+1LTACRYLIC&vendorId=VN00032119&countryCode=US&language=en SDS]
  
== Other Properties ==
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
  
 
Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.
 
Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.
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! scope="row"| Melting Point
 
! scope="row"| Melting Point
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| 14 C
 
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! scope="row"| Density
 
! scope="row"| Density
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| 1.0621 g/ml|-
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! scope="row"| Molecular Weight
 
! scope="row"| Molecular Weight
 
| mol. wt. = 72.06
 
| mol. wt. = 72.06
 
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! scope="row"| Boiling Point
 
! scope="row"| Boiling Point
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| 141.0 C
 
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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==Resources and Citations==
 
 
Irritating to eyes, nose and skin. Toxic by inhalation. Combustible. 
 
 
 
Mallinckrodt Baker: [http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/Englishhtml/a1562.htm MSDS]
 
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
* G.S.Brady, G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 10
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* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 10
  
 
* ''The Merck Index'', Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983  Comment: entry 132
 
* ''The Merck Index'', Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983  Comment: entry 132
  
* Irving Skeist, Irving Skeist, ''Handbook of Adhesives'', Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1977  Comment: p. 528
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* Irving Skeist, ''Handbook of Adhesives'', Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1977  Comment: p. 528
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 10:53, 24 April 2022

Description

A colorless, corrosive liquid that polymerizes readily in the presence of oxygen. Acrylic acid was first synthesized in 1843. It is used in the manufacture of acrylic resins.

Chemical structure

Acrylic acid.jpg

Synonyms and Related Terms

2-propenoic acid; vinyl formic acid; acroleic acid; propene acid; ácido acrílico (Esp.); ácido 2-propenoico (Esp.)

Risks

  • Irritating to eyes, nose and skin.
  • Toxic by inhalation.
  • Combustible.
  • ThermoFisher: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.

Composition H2C:CHCOOH
CAS 79-10-7
Melting Point 14 C
Density - Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 72.06
Boiling Point 141.0 C

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 10
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 132
  • Irving Skeist, Handbook of Adhesives, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1977 Comment: p. 528

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