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Propyl acetate

≥99.5%

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Linear Formula:
CH3COOCH2CH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1740764
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39022103
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

25 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

842 °F

expl. lim.

1.7 %, 37 °F
8 %

impurities

≤0.01% Acetic acid (free acid)
≤0.1% Water

evapn. residue

≤0.01%

color

APHA: ≤15

refractive index

n20/D 1.384 (lit.)

bp

102 °C (lit.)

mp

−95 °C (lit.)

density

0.888 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCOC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-3-4-7-5(2)6/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

YKYONYBAUNKHLG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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RTC000094157640240858
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537438

Propyl acetate

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RTC000094

Propyl Acetate

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1576402

Propyl acetate

vibrant-m

40858

Propyl acetate

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

100

form

liquid

form

-

form

-

form

-

density

0.888 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.888 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.888 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.888 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

bp

102 °C (lit.)

bp

102 °C (lit.)

bp

102 °C (lit.)

bp

102 °C (lit.)

General description

Propyl acetate (n-propyl acetate) is the propyl ester of acetic acid. The absolute rate constant for the reaction of n-propyl acetate with OH radicals has been reported to be (k × 10-9lmole-1s-1) = 2.6 ± 0.5lmole-1s-1. Liquid-liquid equilibrium of the ternary system composed of water, acetic acid and propyl acetate has been investigated at various temperatures (298.15, 313.15 and 363.15K). Experimental values were found to be in close agreement with that of UNIQUAC (UNIversal QUAsiChemical) model. It has been identified as one of the volatile ester produced from Penicillium commune.

Application

Propyl acetate may be employed as a solvent for the evaluation of vapor pressure of the polymeric solution of polystyrene. It may be used in the preparation of geranyl acetate.

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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

53.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

11.8 °C - closed cup


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