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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl formate, 97%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A111130F

Quantity 2500mL

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Catalog No. AAA111130F


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Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

109-94-4
HCO2CH2CH3
MFCD00003294
906769
Formic acid ethyl ester
C3H6O2
74.08
UN1190
14,3807
Ethyl formate

Specifications

109-94-4
Liquid
C3H6O2
74.08
UN1190
14,3807
52° to 54°C
4.1
−19°C (−2°F)
97%
Fruit-like
97%
HCO2CH2CH3
MFCD00003294
906769
Formic acid ethyl ester
−81°C
2500mL
Ethyl formate

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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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