A colorless liquid which will mix somewhat with water, mixes well with all common organic solvents, and is toxic, carcinogenic (cancer-causing), and a fire hazard. Freezing point: -83 C°. Boiling point: 77.5-77.9 C°. It is used as a monomer for acrylic fibers and acrylic rubber and other industrial purposes.
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