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Document ID (ISN)105385
CIS number 06-894
ISSN - Serial title 1231-868X - Podstawy i Metody Oceny Środowiska Pracy
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kupczewska-Dobecka M., Czerczak S.
Title Hydroxypropyl acrylate - mixture of isomers: Documentation of maximum admissible values for occupational exposure
Original title Akrylan hydroksypropylu - mieszanina izomerˇw: Dokumentacja proponowanych wartości dopuszczalnych wielkości narażenia zawodowego [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 2005, Vol.45, No.3, p.5-18.Illus. 34 ref.
Abstract Hydroxypropyl acrylate (HPA) is a mixture of isomers: 2-hydroxypropyl acrylate and 2-hydroxy-1-methylethyl acrylate. HPA has been used in the manufacture of thermosetting resins for surface coatings. The substance causes moderate burns and contact allergy has been reported in exposed workers. Results of animal experiments indicate that HPA is of moderate to low toxicity. Based on indications of ocular, nasal and upper respiratory tract irritation in animals after repeated HPA inhalation, an 8-h TWA value of 2.8 mg/m3 is recommended. In order to minimize irritation symptoms, a STEL of 6 mg/m@m3 is recommended. Notations C (corrosive), S (skin absorption) and A (sensitizer) are also assigned.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; 2-hydroxypropyl acrylate; threshold limit values
Descriptors (secondary) irritation; sensitization; caustic substances; skin absorption
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Acrylates
Occupational exposure limits