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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl acetate, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl acetate
CAS 79-20-9
Molecular Formula CH3COOCH3
Formula Weight 74.08
MDL Number MFCD00008711
UN Number UN1231
Beilstein 1736662
Merck Index 14,6008
Synonym Acetic acid methyl ester
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AAL144750F

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alfa aesar™
L144750F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL14475AP

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alfa aesar™
L14475AP
500mL Each for $36.80
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 74.08
Chemical Name or Material Methyl acetate
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH3COOCH3
MDL Number MFCD00008711
Synonym Acetic acid methyl ester
Flash Point −10°C (14°F)
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number AI9100000
Boiling Point 56° to 58°C
CAS 79-20-9
UN Number UN1231
Beilstein 1736662
Melting Point −98°C
Merck Index 14,6008
Quantity 2500mL
Odor Pleasant
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H319-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL ACETATE

Applications
Methyl acetate is used as a solvent in glues, paints and nail polish removers. It is also used in adhesives, sealants and coatings. Further, it finds use as solvent in chemical reactions as well as used for extraction purpose. It is involved in the production of acetic anhydride by carbonylation reaction.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H319-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.