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Methyl formate, 97%, may cont. up to ca 3% methanol, Alfa Aesar™

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2500mL
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107-31-3
C2H4O2
60.052
MFCD00003291
TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formic acid, methyl ester,methyl methanoate,methylformiat,formic acid methyl ester,formiate de methyle,methylformiaat,mravencan methylnaty,methylformate,caswell no. 570,hcooch3
7865
CHEBI:77699
methyl formate
COC=O
107-31-3
C2H4O2
60.052
MFCD00003291
TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formic acid, methyl ester,methyl methanoate,methylformiat,formic acid methyl ester,formiate de methyle,methylformiaat,mravencan methylnaty,methylformate,caswell no. 570,hcooch3
7865
CHEBI:77699
methyl formate
COC=O
Applications
Methyl formate is used as a precursor to formamide, dimethylformamide and formic acid. It is used as a blowing agent and utilized for quick-drying finishes due to its high vapor pressure. It is used as a component of azeotrope to recover expensive solvents. Further, it is used as a propellant and an intermediate for optical brighteners and hydrocyanic acid.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Density 0.972
Refractive Index 1.344
Flash Point −26°C (−14°F)
Quantity 2500mL
Melting Point -100°C
Boiling Point 32°C to 33°C
Assay Percent Range 97%
Linear Formula HCO2CH3
UN Number UN1243
Beilstein 1734623
Merck Index 14,6077
Solubility Information Miscible with water.
Formula Weight 60.05
Physical Form Liquid
Percent Purity 97%
Chemical Name or Material Methyl formate
Assay may cont. up to ≈3% methanol
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GHS H Statement
H224-H331-H371-H335-H302-H319
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause damage to organs.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.

P210-P233-P240-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P311-P330-P332+P313-P362-P372-P374-P380-P501c

H224-H302-H315-H319-H331-H335

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL FORMATE

EINECSNumber : 203-481-7

RTECSNumber : LQ8925000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Keep cold