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Document ID (ISN)100037
CIS number 02-1065
Year 1997
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.62
Title Methyl methacrylate
Original title Méthacrylate de méthyle [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, CD-ROM CD 613, May 2000. Rev.ed. 5p. Illus. 42 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Update of data sheet already summarized in CIS 93-1460. Acute toxicity: skin absorption; moderate irritant of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Chronic toxicity: weak irritant of the skin; moderate sensitizer (allergic asthma); neurological effects (symptoms and peripheral disorders); cardiomyopathy; digestive disorders; changes in blood counts; carcinogenic effects; effects on reproduction. Exposure limits (France): TWA = 410mg/m3 (100ppm); ceiling value = 820mg/m3 (200ppm). EC number and mandatory labelling codes: No.607-035-00-6; Xi, F, R36/37/38, R43, S9, S16, S29, S33, 201-297-1.The complete datasheet collection on CD-ROM has been analysed under CIS 01-201.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; methyl methacrylate; France
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; data sheet; hepatotoxic effects; fire hazards; toxicology; skin absorption; allergic asthma; explosion hazards; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; teratogenic effects; haematological effects; neurological effects; health hazards; carcinogenic effects; legislation; sampling and analysis; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures