National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of n-Hexyl methacrylate - M20126

 

CASRN: 142-09-6

Formula: C10-H18-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

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

Known Uses

Monomer for plastics. Comonomer for acrylic resins.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (906929)  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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