2-Hydroxyethyl acrylate(HEA)

Product name 2-Hydroxyethyl acrylate
CAS NO. 818-61-1
EINECS NO. 212-454-9
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Molecular Weight 116.12
Melting point -60℃
Density 1.106
Boiling point 210-215℃
Flash point 99℃
Solubility soluble
Physico-chemical Property Density: 1.106

Melting point: 60 ° C

Boiling point: 210-215 ° C

Refractive index: 1.449-1.451

Flash: 99 ° C

Solubility: soluble

Application Used as active diluent and crosslinking agent in radiation curing system, also can be used as resin crosslinking agent, plastic and rubber modifier.
Upstream Products Ethylene Oxide
Downstream Products Acrylic resin

Product quality index

Item indicators
Premium grade First class grade grade Qualified grade


Colorless transparent liquid

Total ester ≥98.5% ≥98.5% ≥98.5%
Purity (GC) ≥97% ≥94% ≥91%
Colour (Pt-Co) ≤20 ≤25 ≤30
Moisture ≤0.2% ≤0.3% ≤0.5%
Free acid (in acrylic acid) ≤0.2% ≤0.3% ≤0.3%
Polymer inhibitor (MEHQ, PPM) 200±50 200±50 200±50


The content of polymer inhibitors can be determined according to customer requirements.

Product indicators can be adjusted according to customer requirements.

Product Packaging

200KGS N.W. plastic drum,200KGS N.W. plastic drumsteel-plastic composite drum, IBC tank,ISO tank.

Product use:

  • Construction industry: synthesis of polycarboxylic acid mother liquor.

  • Plastics industry: used for the manufacture of acrylate containing active hydroxyl group.

  • Paint industry: with epoxy resin, diisocyanate, melamine formaldehyde resin configuration for making two-component coatings.

  • Oil industry: used as an additive for lubricating oil washing.

  • Electronic industry: used for electron microscope dehydrating.

  • Textile industry: Adhesives used in the manufacture of fabrics.