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