2-hydroxypropyl acrylate will increase the hydrophilic properties of polymers when copolymerized into a range of acrylate and methacrylate systems. This monomer has been used in hydrogel polymers and in RAFT polymerizations.
This product is a mixture of isomers in the approximate ratio of: 75% 2-hydroxypropyl acrylate, 25% 1-methyl-2-hydroxyethyl acrylate.
- Molecular Weight:
- Boiling Point:
- 210ºC (1 atm)
- Refractive Index:
- n20/D 1.4432
- MEHQ inhibitor 350 – 650 ppm
- 1.049 g/mL at 25 °C
- Colorless to pale yellow liquid
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