What is it?
Butyl acrylate is acrylic monomer used in the production of resins, paints, and plastics.

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

It is optimal to completely avoid exposure to the ingredients to which you are allergic. If you must be exposed to this acrylate (for example, because of your job), you may try to wear nitrile gloves and change them every 10 minutes. Acrylates pass through nitrile gloves if they are worn for longer periods of time. Other gloves such as rubber latex gloves are less desirable since acrylates pass through them quickly.

Uses:
• Adhesives
• Artificial nails
• Binders
• Caulk
• Coatings
• Dental composite materials
• Eyeglass frames
• Eyelash adhesives
• Fuel
• Inks and toners
• Leather finishes
• Paints
• Plastics
• Sealants
• Textile finishes

Other names for Butyl Acrylate:
• 2-Propenoic acid, butyl ester
• 2-Propenoic acid butyl ester
• Acrylic acid, butyl ester
• Acrylic acid, butyl esther
• Acrylic acid butyl ester
• Acrylic acid n-butyl ester
• Acrylic acid n-butyl ester
• BA
• BMA
• Butyl-2-propenoate
• Butyl 2-propenoate
• Butyl 2-propenoate
• Butyl prop-2-enoate
• n-butyl 2-propenoate
• n-Butyl acrylate
• n-Butyl acrylate
• n-butyl propenoate
• TBA

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
• Other acrylates

How safe is it?

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