Acrylamide (or acrylic amide) is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop-2-enamide.
It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide decomposes in the presence of acids, bases, oxidizing agents, iron, and iron salt
s. It decomposes non-thermally to form ammonia, and thermal decomposition produces carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and oxides of nitrogen.
Minimum Assay: 99%
Molecular Formula: CH2=CHCONH2
Molecular Weight: 71.08
Melting Point: 82-85°
Boiling Point: 125°/25mm
Hazard Class: 6.1
Packing Group: 3
Hazard Phrases: May cause cancer . May cause genetic defects . Toxic if swallowed. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure . Harmful if inhaled. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Prec Phrases: Obtain special instructions before use. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Cas No: 79-06-1
Einecs No: 201-173-7