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L14475 Methyl acetate, 99%

CAS Number
79-20-9
Synonyms
Acetic acid methyl ester

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L14475-AP 500ml 25.50
L14475-AU 1000ml 41.30
L14475-0F 2500ml 72.30
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Methyl acetate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008711
EINECS
201-185-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3COOCH3
Formula Weight
74.08
Melting point
-98°
Boiling Point
56-58°
Flash Point
-10°(14°F)
Density
0.934
Refractive Index
1.3620
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Methyl acetate is used as a solvent in glues, paints and nail polish removers. It is also used in adhesives, sealants and coatings. Further, it finds use as solvent in chemical reactions as well as used for extraction purpose. It is involved in the production of acetic anhydride by carbonylation reaction.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Yang, X.; Felsmann, D.; Kurimoto, N.; Krüger, J.; Wada, T.; Tan, T.; Carter, E. A.; Kohse-Höinghaus, K.; Ju, Y. Kinetic studies of methyl acetate pyrolysis and oxidation in a flow reactor and a low-pressure flat flame using molecular-beam mass spectrometry. Proc. Combust. Inst. 2015, 35 (1), 491-498.

Rasmussen, D. B.; Christensen, J. M.; Temel, B.; Studt, F.; Moses, P. G.; Rossmeisl, J.; Riisager, A.; Jensen, A. D. Ketene as a Reaction Intermediate in the Carbonylation of Dimethyl Ether to Methyl Acetate over Mordenite. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (25), 7261-7264.

Nguyen, H. V. L.; Kleiner, I.; Shipman, S. T.; Mae, Y.; Hirose, K.; Hatanaka, S.; Kobayashi, K. Extension of the measurement, assignment, and fit of the rotational spectrum of the two-top molecule methyl acetate. J. Mol. Spectrosc. 2014, 299, 17-21.

Niza, N. M.; Tan, K. T.; Lee, K. T.; Ahmad, Z. Biodiesel production by non-catalytic supercritical methyl acetate: thermal stability study. Appl. Energy 2013, 101, 198-202.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H319-H336

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,6008
Beilstein
1736662
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AI9100000

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