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ETHYL-2-CYANOACRYLATE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
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reproductive toxicity
 
 
 
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About ETHYL-2-CYANOACRYLATE: Ethyl Cyanoacrylate is an ester.

Function(s): Not Reported; FILM FORMING

Synoym(s): ETHYL CYANOACRYLATE, 2-CYANO- ETHYL ESTER 2-PROPENOIC ACID; 2-CYANOACRYLIC ACID ETHYL ESTER; 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-CYANO-, ETHYL ESTER; 2PROPENOIC ACID, 2CYANO, ETHYL ESTER; ETHYL 2-CYANOACRYLATE; ETHYL CYANOACRYLATE; ETHYL CYANOACRYLATE; ETHYL 2-CYANOACRYLATE; ETHYL ESTER 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-CYANO-; 2-CYANOACRYLIC ACID ETHYL ESTER; 910EM; ACE-E 50; ACE-EE

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergiesNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

Concern Reference
Classified as irritantEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling

Data gaps

Concern Reference
1,776 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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