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CAS No 79-20-9 , methyl acetate

  • Name: methyl acetate
  • Synonyms: Methylacetat; Methyl ethanoate; Devoton;methyl acetate; Methyl acetic ester; methyl ester; Acetic acid; Tereton;79-20-9; Methylacetaat;
  • CAS Registry Number:
  • Transport: UN 1231
  • Melting Point: -98 ºC
  • Flash Point: -10 ºC
  • Boiling Point: 57.4 ºC
  • Density: 0.932
  • Refractive index: 1.36-1.362
  • Water Solubility: 250 G/L (20 ºC)
  • Safety Statements: R11;R36;R66;R67
  • Hazard Symbols: Xi: Irritant;F: Flammable;
  • Flash Point: -10 ºC
  • EINECS: 201-185-2
  • Molecular Weight: 74.07854
  • InchiKey: KXKVLQRXCPHEJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • InChI: InChI=1S/C3H6O2/c1-3(4)5-2/h1-2H3
  • Risk Statements: S16;S26;S29;S33
  • Molecular Formula: C3H6O2
  • Molecular Structure:CAS No:79-20-9 methyl acetate
References of methyl acetate
Title: Methyl Acetate
CAS Registry Number: 79-20-9
Molecular Formula: C3H6O2
Molecular Weight: 74.08
Percent Composition: C 48.64%, H 8.16%, O 43.19%
Line Formula: CH3COOCH3
Properties: Colorless liquid; pleasant odor. mp -98°. bp 56.9°. d420 0.9342; d425 0.9279. nD20 1.3614: Mumford, Phillips, J. Chem. Soc. 1950, 75. Flash pt, closed cup: 14°F (-10°C). Sol in water; miscible with alcohol, ether.
Melting point: mp -98°
Boiling point: bp 56.9°
Flash point: Flash pt, closed cup: 14°F (-10°C)
Index of refraction: nD20 1.3614: Mumford, Phillips, J. Chem. Soc. 1950, 75
Density: d420 0.9342; d425 0.9279
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are irritation of eyes, skin, nose and throat; headache, drowsiness; optic nerve atrophy; chest tightness. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 196.
Use: Solvent for nitrocellulose, acetylcellulose, and many resins and oils; manuf artificial leather.