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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl propionate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl propionate
CAS 554-12-1
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CO2CH3
Formula Weight 88.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009306
UN Number UN1248
Beilstein 1737628
Merck Index 14,6112
Synonym Propionic acid methyl ester
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AAA149440F

 
alfa aesar™
A14944-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA14944AE

 
alfa aesar
A14944-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA14944AP

 
alfa aesar™
A14944-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −88°C
Boiling Point 78° to 80°C
Flash Point −2°C (28°F)
Quantity 2500mL
Chemical Name or Material Methyl propionate
CAS 554-12-1
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CO2CH3
Formula Weight 88.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009306
UN Number UN1248
Beilstein 1737628
Merck Index 14,6112
Synonym Propionic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H332
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if inhaled.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL PROPIONATE
RTECS Number UF5970000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is commonly used in organic synthesis. It undergoes vapor-phase aldol condensation with formaldehyde to form methyl methacrylate.

Solubility
Soluble in water (5g/L).

Notes
Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H332
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if inhaled.