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Testing Status of Acrylic acid M200031


CASRN: 79-10-7

Formula: C3-H4-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Propenoic acid

Known Uses

Production of acrylate monomers, acrylate polymer used for coatings, finishes and binders for leather, textiles, paper, in production of paints, floor polishes & adhesives. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (340810)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (378562)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative