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

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A15850-AP

Quantity 500mL

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 107-31-3
    Molecular Formula HCO2CH3
    Linear Formula HCO2CH3
    Formula Weight 60.05g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003291
    UN Number UN1243
    Beilstein 1734623
    Merck Index 14,6077
    Chemical Name or Material Methyl Formate

    Specifications

    Density 0.972
    Quantity 500mL
    CAS 107-31-3
    Physical Form Liquid
    Assay Percent Range 97%
    Molecular Formula HCO2CH3
    Linear Formula HCO2CH3
    Formula Weight 60.05g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003291
    UN Number UN1243
    Beilstein 1734623
    Merck Index 14,6077
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 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.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately
    Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: METHYL FORMATE
    RTECS Number LQ8925000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Methyl Formate
    Assay 97%, may cont. up to ≈3% methanol

    Description

    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.

    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.

    2° to 8°C

    GHS P Statement
    P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately

    Danger

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