What is it?
1,6-Hexanediol Diacrylate is a common acrylic chemical primarily used in UV-cured inks and coatings. 

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer. 

  • Adhesives 
  • Artificial nails 
  • Castings 
  • Coatings on beverage cans, crown tops, and aerosol containers
  • Dental composite materials 
  • UV-cured printing inks
  • UV-cured wood finishes, mat varnishes & parquet varnishes and sealers
Other names for 1,6-hexanediol diacrylate: 
  • Acrylic acid hexamethylene ester 
  • Propenoic acid 
  • HDDA
  • Hexamethylene diacrylate 
  • 2-propenic acid 
  • 1,6-Hexanediyl
  • 1,6-Hexymethylene diacrylate 
  • Hexamethylene Glycol Diacrylate

How safe is it?

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