National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Glycidyl acrylate - M88063


CASRN: 106-90-1

Formula: C6-H8-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Propenoic acid, oxiranylmethyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Mfr. Of acrylic surface coating resins. In paper and leather finishes. Manufacture of contact lenses and dental materials.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (503176)  Completed 
    • Citation: Canter, D.A., Zeiger, E., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., and Speck, W. Comparative mutagenicity of aliphatic epoxides in Salmonella Mutation Res. Vol. 172 (1986) 105-138
    •  Positive 
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