Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl formate, 97%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A11113AE

Quantity 100mL

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    Chemical Identifiers

    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
    Chemical Name or Material Ethyl formate

    Specifications

    Odor Fruit-like
    Boiling Point 52° to 54°C
    Melting Point −81°C
    pH 4.1
    Quantity 100mL
    Flash Point −19°C (−2°F)
    CAS 109-94-4
    Physical Form Liquid
    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
    Chemical Name or Material Ethyl formate
    Assay 97%

    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.

    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

    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

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