2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate (2-EHA)


2-Ethyl hexyl acrylate, with the molecular formula CH2=CHCOOC8H17, is an acrylate monomer.  It exhibits excellent miscibility with various organic solvents and readily undergoes polymerization when combined with other monomer molecules, forming polymer chains.


  • Toughness, flexibility, durability, elasticity, clarity
  • Weather resistance, moisture resistance, chemical resistance
  • Good low temperature properties, can be copolymerized with other acrylates
  • Low volatility and low odor


  • In plastics
  • In protective coatings
  • In paper processing
  • In water-based paints
  • As a monomer in UV-cured coatings and inks


  • Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Building Materials

Purity ≥ 99.0
Acid Content max. 0.009 %
Water Content max. 0.05 %
Color (APHA) max. 10
Inhibitor 10 – 20 ppm MEHQ


Appearance Clear, Colourless
Physical State Liquid
Odor pleasant, sweet smell
Density 0.887 g/cm3 at 20 °C
Boiling Point 214 °C
Freezing Point -90 °C
Flash Point 82 °C
Viscosity 1.761 cP at 70 °C
Vapor Pressure 0.1 mbar at 20°C


2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE 103-11-7 2-ethylhexyl prop-2-enoate 2-Ethylhexyl 2-propenoate 2-ETHYLHEXYLACRYLATE 2-Ethyl-1-hexyl acrylate 2-Propenoic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester Acrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester 1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl-, acrylate 2-ethylexyl acrylate Mono(2-ethylhexyl) acrylate NSC 4803 CCRIS 3430 9003-77-4 HSDB 1121 2EHA ethylhexylacrylate UNII-HR49R9S6XG EINECS 203-080-7 HR49R9S6XG BRN 1765828 acrylic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester DTXSID9025297 AI3-03833 2-Ethylhexanol acrylate JC BASE ACRYLATE 2-Ethylhexylester kyseliny akrylove NORSOCRYL 2-EHA NSC-4803 DTXCID405297 2-Ethylhexylester kyseliny akrylove [Czech] CHEBI:82465 EC 203-080-7 EINECS 215-330-2 2EHA; EHA; JR 910; NSC 4803; Norsocryl 2-EHA 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE (IARC) 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE [IARC] CAS-103-11-7 2-ethylhexylacrylat 1-Hexanol, acrylate Octyl Acrylate Monomer 2-ethylhexyl propenoate Acrylic Acid 2-Ethylhexyl Ester Monomer EAI (CHRIS Code) Acrylate d’thyl-2 hexyle Acrylic acid 2-ethylhexyl 2-ethylhexyl-2-propenoate 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate Resin SCHEMBL14869 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate Monomer Acrylic acid-2-ethylhexyl ester Ethylhexyl acrylate (2-isomer) CHEMBL1574328 Acrylic Acid Octyl Ester Monomer NSC4803 ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE [INCI] LS-89 2-Ethylhexyl ester of acrylic acid Tox21_202053 Tox21_303227 WLN: 4Y2 & 1OV1U1 MFCD00084372 AKOS015894409 (+/-)-Acrylic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester NCGC00091115-01 NCGC00091115-02 NCGC00091115-03 NCGC00256960-01 NCGC00259602-01 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate, analytical standard LS-123641 A0144 FT-0612226 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate Monomer, stab. w/MEHQ C19420 A896619 Q209383 Q-200277 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate Monomer (stabilized with MEHQ) Ethylhexyl acrolate, 2-; (Acrylic acid-2-ethylhexyl ester) Ethylhexyl acrolate, 2-; (Acrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester) 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate, 98%, contains >=0.001-<=0.11% monomethyl ether hydroquinone as stabilizer Norsocryl® 2EHA 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate (BAMM) NeoCryl® B-736