National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Ethyl methacrylate - M200058

 

CASRN: 97-63-2

Formula: C6-H10-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Substitute for glass. Comonomer in denture-base material. Acrylic polymers.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (636687)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (249557)  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 
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