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Ethyl Acetate

Also known as Ethyl ethanoate

H.S.Code 29153100 CAS No. 141-78-6
Molecular Formula C4H8O2 Molecular Weight 88.11
Physical State Liquid Refractive index 1.3723
Odour Ether-like, fruity odor Solubility in water Very soluble in water
Density 0.902 g/cm³ Flash point -4 °C
pH value 6.5 Melting Point -83.6 °C

About Ethyl Acetate

Ethyl acetate is the organic compound with the formula C4H8O2. Ethyl acetate is the ester of ethanol and acetic acid and it is manufactured on a large scale for use as a solvent.

In the laboratory, mixtures containing ethyl acetate are commonly used in column chromatography and extractions. Ethyl acetate is used primarily as a solvent and diluent, being favored because of its low cost, low toxicity, and agreeable odor. It is also used in paints as an activator or hardener.

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Ethyl Acetate Specifications

Packaging 500 ml, 1 litre, 2.5 litre
Form Liquid
Colour Colourless
Grade LR / AR / HPLC
Hazard Class 3
Storage Keep tightly closed in cool place
Shelf Life 12 Months
Ethyl Acetate Bottle

500 ml