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  • Methyl acetate
  • Methyl acetate
  • Methyl acetate

Methyl acetate

  • 中文名称:
    醋酸甲酯
  • CAS:
    79-20-9
  • UN Code:
    1231
  • EINECS:
    201-185-2
  • HS Code:
    2915390090
  • Purity:
    99.90%
  • Individual weight:
    180
  • Packing Category:
    Drum/IBC/Tank

Synonyms

Acetic acid, methyl ester,Tereton, Methyl ethanoate

Description

Methyl acetate appears as a clear colorless flammable liquid with a fragrant odor. It is an acetate ester resulting from the formal condensation of acetic acid with methanol. It is an acetate ester, a methyl ester and a volatile organic compound.Methyl acetate is used as a solvent for many resins and oils. It has a role as a polar aprotic solvent, a fragrance and an EC 3.4.19.3 (pyroglutamyl-peptidase I) inhibitor. 

Physical&Chemical Properties

  • Molecular Formula:CH7NO
  • Density:0.945g/cm³
  • Boiling Point:153°C
  • Solubility:Slightly soluble in water, miscible in most organic solvents such as ethanol and ether
  • Molecular Weight:73.09 g/mol
  • Flash Point:58℉
  • Melting Point:-61°C

Uses

1. Solvent for nitrocellulose, acetylcellulose, and many resins and oils; 
2. manufacture artificial leather.
3. Catalyst for the biodegradation of organic materials.
4. In agriculture to destroy cocklebur seeds selectively.
5. Flavoring agent useful in rum, brandy, whiskey; lift for fruit flavors.
6. Paint remover compounds.

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