Ethyl Acetoacetate, ≥99%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A125440C
Ethyl acetoacetate is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and as a co-promoter for unsaturated polyester resins. It is widely used in the production of dyes, inks, perfumes, plastics and flavoring agents. It is an important starting material for the syntheses of alpha-substituted acetoacetic esters and cyclic compounds like pyrazole, pyrimidine and coumarin derivatives. It acts as an intermediate in the synthesis of vitamins and pharmaceuticals. It finds application as a formaldehyde scavenger.
Miscible with water, benzene, chloroform, ether and acetone.
Incompatible with acids, bases, oxidizing agents, alkali metals and reducing agents.
|180° to 181°C|
|Acetoacetic acid ethyl ester|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : AK5250000
TSCA : TSCA