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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl formate, 97%

$31.27 - $31.27

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl formate
CAS 109-94-4
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
Linear Formula HCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 74.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003294
UN Number UN1190
Beilstein 906769
Merck Index 14,3807
Synonym Formic acid ethyl ester
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AAA111130F

 
alfa aesar™
A11113-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA11113AE

 
alfa aesar™
A11113-AE
100mL Each for $31.27

AAA11113AP

 
alfa aesar
A11113-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Fruit-like
Boiling Point 52° to 54°C
Melting Point −81°C
pH 4.1
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point −19°C (−2°F)
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl formate
CAS 109-94-4
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 97%
Assay Percent Range 97%
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
Linear Formula HCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 74.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003294
UN Number UN1190
Beilstein 906769
Merck Index 14,3807
Synonym Formic acid ethyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 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.
Health Hazard 3 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.
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL FORMATE
RTECS Number LQ8400000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.

2°C to 8°C