National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88064

Testing Status of Glycidyl methacrylate - M88064

 

CASRN: 106-91-2

Formula: C7-H10-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

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

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate for polymers; monomer & diluent in epoxy resin formulations; in hydrogel lenses; in BIS-GMA dental resin.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (570334)  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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