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Ethyl formate, 97%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A111130F

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Catalog No. AAA111130F



Description

Description

Applications
Ethyl formate is used as a solvent for cellulose nitrate, cellulose acetate, greases and oils. It is also used as a flavor for lemonade and essences. It is involved in the fumigation of dried fruits, as an alternative to methyl bromide.

Solubility
Miscible with water, benzene, alcohol, ether, acetone and most organic solvents.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with bases and oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

Ethyl formate
Fruit-like
-81°C
4.1
97%
HCO2CH2CH3
UN1190
14,3807
WBJINCZRORDGAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
ethyl formate
8025
74.08
97%
−19°C (−2°F)
52°C to 54°C
2500mL
109-94-4
C3H6O2
MFCD00003294
906769
areginal, formic acid, ethyl ester, ethyl methanoate, formic acid ethyl ester, aethylformiat, ethyl formic ester, ethylformate, ethylformiaat, formic ether, ethylformiat
CCOC=O
74.079
CHEBI:52342
Liquid

Chemical Identifiers

109-94-4
74.079
WBJINCZRORDGAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
8025
ethyl formate
C3H6O2
MFCD00003294
areginal, formic acid, ethyl ester, ethyl methanoate, formic acid ethyl ester, aethylformiat, ethyl formic ester, ethylformate, ethylformiaat, formic ether, ethylformiat
CHEBI:52342
CCOC=O
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H332-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P210-P262-P243-P305+P351+P338-P403
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store in a well-ventilated place.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL FORMATE

RTECSNumber : LQ8400000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2°C to 8°C

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