Methyl pivalate; Propanoic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-, methyl ester; Pivalic acid, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus] 2,2-Dimethylpropanoic acid, methyl ester; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] Methyl 2,2-dimethylpropionate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3272
Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Used to make vinyl chloride resins, as a chemical intermediate, and in adhesives, lubricants, greases, and fuel additives; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization]
Metabolized into the parent acid (2,2-dimethylpropanoic acid) and methanol; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] See "2,2-Dimethylpropanoic acid" and "Methyl alcohol."
33.9 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Esters, n.o.s."
Acute solvent syndrome
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: