Methyl chloroacetate, also known as chloroacetic acid methyl ester, is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor. It is used as a solvent in the production of pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides. It is also used in the production of polymers and as a reactant in the production of esters.
When rubber is exposed to Methyl chloroacetate, the material can become brittle and crack easily. This can lead to failure of the seal or gasket, resulting in leaks or pressure loss. The rubber can also become saturated and swell, leading to a decrease in strength and elasticity. In addition, exposure to Methyl chloroacetate can cause discoloration and accelerated aging of the rubber, reducing its lifespan.
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