Methyl methacrylate

Methyl methacrylate (C5H8O2) is a clear colorless liquid, vapors heavier than air, flammable, slightly soluble in water, toxic. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Methyl methacrylate. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc

Methyl methacrylate Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back. Containers may explode when heated because of polymerization.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Nitrates, oxidizers, peroxides, strong alkalis, moisture [Note: May polymerize if subjected to heat, oxidizers, or ultraviolet light. Usually contains an inhibitor such as hydroquinone.]
  • Description: Methyl methacrylate is an organic compound with the formula CH2=CCOOCH3. This colourless liquid, the methyl ester of methacrylic acid is a monomer produced on a large scale for the production of poly.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Methyl methacrylate Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C5H8O2 940.00 kg/m³ 213.°F (10°C) methyl 2-methylpropenoate 100.121 g/mol Water -48°C, 225 K, -54°F

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