Methyl formate, 97%, may cont. up to ca 3% methanol
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A15850AP
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.
Miscible with water.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|97%, may cont. up to ≈3% methanol|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL FORMATE
RTECSNumber : LQ8925000
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C