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Sigma-Aldrich

Acrylamide

purum, ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym(s):
2-Propenamide, Acrylic acid amide
Linear Formula:
CH2=CHCONH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
71.08
Beilstein:
605349
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39031205
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.22

Quality Level

vapor density

2.45 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.03 mmHg ( 40 °C)

grade

purum

assay

≥98.0% (GC)

bp

125 °C/25 mmHg (lit.)

mp

81-87 °C
82-86 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 200 g/L at 20 °C

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

NC(=O)C=C

InChI

1S/C3H5NO/c1-2-3(4)5/h2H,1H2,(H2,4,5)

InChI key

HRPVXLWXLXDGHG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Acrylamide is used for preparing slab gel gradients for PAGE (Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis).

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acrylamide is a reactive, water soluble vinyl monomer. It causes a decrease in the number of neuritis per cell as well as reduces the rate of protein synthesis.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Carc. 1B - Eye Irrit. 2 - Muta. 1B - Repr. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT RE 1 Oral

Target Organs

Peripheral nervous system

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

280.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

138 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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