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Ethyl acetate

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

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

73 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

≥99.8%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

801 °F

expl. lim.

2.2-11.5 %, 38 °F

impurities

≤0.003 mg/mL non-volatile matter
≤0.02% Ethyl alcohol
≤0.05% water

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.)
water: soluble

density

0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

format

neat

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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Essential Grade
Ethyl acetate ≥99%, FCC, FG

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-
assay

≥99.8%

assay

≥99.5%

assay

≥99.5%

assay

≥99%

solubility

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

solubility

alcohol: soluble(lit.), chloroform: soluble in salt form(lit.)

solubility

-

solubility

water: soluble

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

refractive index

n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)

General description

Ethyl acetate, a carboxylate ester, is bio-friendly organic solvent with wide range of industrial applications. Its synthesis by reactive distillation and by acceptorless dehydrogenative dimerization of ethanol has been explored. Its utility as a less toxic alternative to diethyl ether in the formalin-ether (F-E) sedimentation procedure for intestinal parasites has been investigated. 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.

Application

Ethyl acetate may be used in the following processes:
  • Preparation of thin films of TiO2 (titanium dioxide) on glass.
  • As an extraction medium in the multi-residue analysis of pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables.
  • Acetylation of primary amines to form amides in the presence of dimethyltin(IV) acetic acid distannoxane.
Meets urethane grade requirements (H2O ≤ 0.05%)

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

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

target_organs

Central nervous system

supp_hazards

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

24.8 °F

flash_point_c

-4 °C

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Christer Jansson et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1023(1), 93-104 (2004-02-06)
A new multi-residue method for determination of pesticide residues in a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, using the National Food Administration (NFA) ethyl acetate extraction and determination by means of LC-MS/MS, is presented. The method includes pesticides normally detected
Anatase thin films on glass from the chemical vapor deposition of titanium (IV) chloride and ethyl acetate.
O'Neill SA, et al.
Chemistry of Materials, 15(1), 46-50 (2003)
Perspectives for the biotechnological production of ethyl acetate by yeasts.
Loser C, et al.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(12), 5397-5415 (2014)
Dynamics and control of an ethyl acetate reactive distillation column.
Vora N and Daoutidis P.
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 40(3), 833-849 (2001)
Towards a green process for bulk-scale synthesis of ethyl acetate: efficient acceptorless dehydrogenation of ethanol.
Martin Nielsen et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 51(23), 5711-5713 (2012-04-21)

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