Methyl Acetate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Methyl Acetate Properties

Methyl Acetate

Methyl Acetate-Molecule 3D Struture
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Methyl Acetate-Molecule Struture
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Methyl acetate is a carboxylate ester. A major use of methyl acetate is as a volatile low toxicity solvent in glues, paints, and nail polish removers.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling Point 56.9 °C
CAS Number 79-20-9
Class 3
Density 0.932 g/cm3
EINECS Number 201-185-2
HS Code 291539300
IUPAC Name Methyl Acetate
InChI 1S/C3H6O2/c1-3(4)5-2/h1-2H3
LR Assay 99.0%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point -98 °C
Molar Mass 74.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
NFPA 704 H-1,F-3,R-0,C-NA
PG 2
RTECS Number AI9100000
Refractive n20/D 1.361
Solubility 250g/l
Synonyms Methyl Ethanoate;MeOAc;Acetic Acid Methyl Ester uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X