Sodium polyacrylate ((C3H3NaO2)n)

Substance: Sodium polyacrylate.

Also known as: sodium prop-2-enoate

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Hazard information warning

Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Causes serious eye irritation

Precautionary statements

  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
  • If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention.

Experiments with this reagent