Styrene monomer

Product details

Trade name: Styrene (monomer)
Application of the substance / the preparation
Raw material for the production of plastics and synthetic resins.


MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)

  • MSDS EN                               SDB DE

More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
R 10 Flammable.
R 20 Harmful by inhalation.
R 36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.

Classification system:
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization
CAS No. Description: 100-42-5 styrene

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 2028515
EU Number:
General Information
Form: Fluid
Colour: Colourless
Odour: Slightly sweetish, characteristic

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: -30.7°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
Flash point:
Ignition temperature: 480°C
Explosion limits:
Lower: 1.2 Vol %
Upper: 8.9 Vol %
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/dust mixtures is possible.
Vapour pressure at 159°C: 6 hPa
Density at 20°C:
0.906 g/cm3

Solubility in / Miscibility with


0.24 g/l
pH-value (- g/l) : neutral
Viscosity: dynamic at 25°C: 0.73 mPas
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: 3 (F1) Flammable liquids.
Danger code (Kemler): 39
UN-Number: 2055
Packaging group: III
Label: 3
Description of goods: 2055 STYRENE MONOMER, STABILIZED
Remarks: Limited quantity: 5l per inner packaging, 30 kg gross per packaging unit
Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: 3
UN Number: 2055
Label: 3
Packaging group:: III
EMS-Number: F-E,S-D
Marine pollutant: No
Lufttransport ICAO-TI und IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: 3
UN Number: 2055
Label: 3
Packaging group:: III
Remarks: Packing Instructions:
For Limited Quantities: Y309 (Max Net Qty/Pkg: 10 l)
Passenger and Cargo Aircraft: 309 (Max Net Qty/Pkg: 60 l)
Cargo Aircraft only: 310(Max Net Qty/Pkg: 220 l)
Markings according to EC guidelines:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:
10 Flammable.
20 Harmful by inhalation.
36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.

Safety phrases:
23 Do not breathe fumes/aerosol.

National regulations:

Information about limitation of use:

Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.
Employment restrictions concerning pregnant and lactating women must be observed.

Technical guidance (air):
Class    Share in %
II             100.0

Water hazard class: Water hazard class 2 (Self-assessment): hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS-hazard labels

Hazadous material sign

Xi Irritant