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Ethyl acetate

HPLC Plus, for HPLC, GC, and residue analysis, 99.9%

Synonym(s):
EtOAc
Linear Formula:
CH3COOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.11
Beilstein:
506104
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

HPLC Plus
for residue analysis

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

vapor pressure

73 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99.9%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

801 °F

expl. lim.

2.2-11.5 %, 38 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤0.03% water
≤1.0 ppb Fluorescence (quinine) at 365 nm
≤10 ng/L Pesticide residue analysis (as heptachlor epoxide)

evapn. residue

≤0.0001%

refractive index

n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)

bp

76.5-77.5 °C (lit.)

mp

−84 °C (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: soluble(lit.)
chloroform: soluble(lit.)

density

0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

λ

H2O reference

UV absorption

λ: 256 nm Amax: ≤1.00
λ: 275 nm Amax: ≤0.05
λ: 300 nm Amax: ≤0.03
λ: 325-400 nm Amax: ≤0.005

SMILES string

CCOC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O2/c1-3-6-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3

InChI key

XEKOWRVHYACXOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethyl acetate (EA), a carboxylate ester, is bio-friendly organic solvent with a wide range of industrial applications. Its synthesis by reactive distillation and by acceptorless dehydrogenative dimerization of ethanol has been explored. Its ability as an acyl acceptor in the immobilized lipase-mediated preparation of biodiesel from crude vegetable oils has been examined. The complete degradation of ethyl acetate to CO2 using manganese octahedral molecular sieve (OMS-2) has been investigated. EA is an effective alternate solvent of diethyl ether, employed for the concentration of eggs, larvae, and cysts in fecal specimens during the Formalin-ether sedimentation technique. Acetaldehyde is reaction intermediate formed during the oxidative combustion of ethanol and ethyl acetate in the presence of copper oxide embedded on Ce-doped titania surface.

Application

Suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, environmental testing

Packaging

1, 6×1, 4, 4×4 L in glass bottle

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Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

24.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

-4 °C

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