What is it?
EGDMA is a chemical used primarily in the plastic and dental industries.

How do I avoid it?
You should avoid any contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading 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
• Antifreeze and coolants
• Automobile antifreeze and engine-cooling liquids
• Conductive gels for medical use
• Contact lens
• Dental composites (temporary and permanent)
• Fiberglass
• Glaze coatings
• Hydraulic fluids
• Leather finishing
• Moisture barriers in packaging
• Paper processings
• Polyester fibers
• Printing inks
• Prostheses
• PVC resins
• Resins in plastic drink bottles
• Sealants
• Synthetic marble

Other names for EGDMA
• EGDMA
• Ethylene Methacrylate
• Glycol Dimethacrylate
• 1,2-Ethanediol dimethacrylate
• Ethylene glycol bis(methacrylate)
• Methacrylic acid, ethylene ester
• 1,2-Bis(Methacryloyloxy)ethane
• 2-Methyl-2-Propenoic acid
• 1,2-ethanediyl ester
• Ethylene Methacrylate
• Ethylene glycol bis(methacrylate)
• 1,2-Bis(Methacryloyloxy)ethane

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

How safe is it?

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