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polyacrylic acid
2-propenoic acid homopolymer

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CAS Number: 9003-01-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):101360-15-0
Nikkaji Web:J1.493A
Beilstein Number:635743
XlogP3:0.30 (est)
Formula:(C3 H4 O2)x-
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:cosmetic agents
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FDA Mainterm (IAUFC):9003-01-4 ; POLY(ACRYLIC ACID)
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 141.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:3.423000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 143.00 °F. TCC ( 61.60 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 0.149 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 950.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: binding agents
emulsion stabilisers
film formers
viscosity controlling agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Polyacrylic acid
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Poly(acrylic acid), 35% solution in water
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PAA (Polyacrylic acid)
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Poly(acrylic acid) average Mv ∼450,000
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Poly(acrylic acid) average Mw ∼1,800
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 2500 mg/kg
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition in English. Vol. 14, Pg. 94, 1975.

oral-mouse LD50 4600 mg/kg
Farmaco, Edizione Pratica. Vol. 25, Pg. 721, 1970.

intravenous-mouse LD50 70 mg/kg
Zhurnal Mikrobiologii, Epidemiologii i Immunobiologii. Journal of Microbiology, Epidemiology and Immunology. Vol. (9), Pg. 14, 1979.

intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 39 mg/kg
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Vol. 21, Pg. 652, 1978.

oral-guinea pig LD50 2000 mg/kg
Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 114, Pg. 258, 1958.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic agents
Recommendation for polyacrylic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for polyacrylic acid flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Safety evaluation of crosslinked polyacrylic acid polymers (carbomer) as a new food additive
View page or View pdf

Safety evaluation of crosslinked polyacrylic acid polymers (carbomer) as a new food additive
View page or View pdf

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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):9003-01-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :6581
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
prop-2-enoic acid (poly)
RTECS:AT4680000 for cas# 9003-01-4
 prop-2-enoic acid (poly)
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:9003-01-4
Pubchem (cid):6581
Pubchem (sid):135260092
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Indirect Additives used in Food Contact Substances:View
KEGG (GenomeNet):C00511
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:3906.90.5000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 emulsion stabilisers
 viscosity controlling agents
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 acrysol A-1
 carbomer 940
 poly(acrylic acid)
 prop-2-enoic acid (poly)
2-propenoic acid homopolymer
high molecular polyanionic substance tested for antiulcerogenic activity; gc conditioner is a 10% solution of polyacrylic acid.
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