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554-12-1 - Methyl propionate, 99% - Propionic acid methyl ester - A14944 - Alfa Aesar

A14944 Methyl propionate, 99%

CAS Number
554-12-1
Synonyms
Propionic acid methyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 23.04
500ml 72.31
2500ml 256.80
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Methyl propionate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00009306
EINECS
209-060-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CH2CO2CH3
Formula Weight
88.11
Melting point
-88°
Boiling Point
78-80°
Flash Point
-2°(28°F)
Density
0.915
Refractive Index
1.3770
Solubility
Soluble in water (5g/L).

Applications

It is commonly used in organic synthesis. It undergoes vapor-phase aldol condensation with formaldehyde to form methyl methacrylate.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Rose-Marie Moravie.; Jacques Corset. Conformational behaviour and vibrational spectra of methyl propionate. Chemical Physics Letters. 1974, 26, (2), 210-214.

Giancarlo Albanesi.; Pietro Moggi. Methyl methacrylate by gas phase catalytic condensation of formaldehyde with methyl propionate. Applied Catalysis. 1983, 6, (3), 293-306.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H332

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P312-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6112
Beilstein
1737628
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UF5970000

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