ATSDR - Toxic Substances - Acrylamide
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Acrylamide

CAS ID #: 79-06-1

Affected Organ Systems: Neurological (Nervous System), Reproductive (Producing Children)

Cancer Classification: NTP: Reasonably Anticipated to be a Human Carcinogen

Chemical Classification: None

Summary: Acrylamide is a white or colorless, odorless crystalline solid Acrylamide can violently react when melting. When heated, acrid fumes may be released. Used in industry Acrylamide is used to make polyacrylamide, which is mainly used in treating effluent from water treatment plants and industrial processes.

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