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Methyl methacrylate is an organic compound with the formula CH2=C(CH3)COOCH3. It is the methyl ester of methacrylic acid (MAA) and is a monomer produced on a large scale for the production of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA).  Methyl methacrylate is a colourless liquid with an acrid fruity odour. It is a flammable liquid and is slightly soluble in water and is soluble in some organic solvents.