The Universal Selection Source:
Polymer Additives

tert-Butyl Methacrylate (TBMA)

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by BASF

tert-Butyl Methacrylate (TBMA) by BASF is an acrylate monomer. It forms homopolymers and copolymers which can be prepared with acrylic acid and its salts, amides and esters, acrylonitrile, maleic acid esters, vinyl acetate, vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride, styrene, butadiene, unsaturated polyesters and drying oils, etc. It is also a very useful feedstock for chemical syntheses, because it readily undergoes addition reactions with a wide variety of organic and inorganic compounds. Imparts chemical resistance, adhesion, hydrophobicity, hardness, scratch resistance, heat resistance, high solids and weatherability to polymers. It is listed on REACH, TSCA, DSL, CHEMINV, IECSC, ENCS, ISHL, ECL, NZIOC, and NECSI inventory.

tert-Butyl Methacrylate (TBMA) Product details

Product Type
Chemical Composition
CAS Number
Physical Form
Clear, Colorless
Product Status
Geographical Availability
Labels/Agency Rating

tert-Butyl Methacrylate (TBMA) Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Density @ 20 °C
xxxxx g/cm3
Boiling point
xxx °C
Viscosity @ 20 °C
xxxx mPas
Refractive index @ 20 °C
Freezing point
xxxx °C
Specific heat of liquid
xxxxxxxxxx kJ/kg °C
Vapor pressure @ 20 °C
xxx mbar
Heat of evaporation @ boiling point
xxx kJ
Molar mass
xxxxx kg/kmol
Assay, gas chromatography
xxxxxx %
Water content, ASTM E 203
xxxxxx %
Acid content (calc. as methacrylic acid), ASTM D 1613
xxxxx %
Color on dispatch, ASTM D 1209
xxxx APHA
Standard stabilization, ASTM D 3125
xxxxxxxxx ppm MEHQ
Last edited Dec 18, 2017
Back to Top