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tert-Butyl Acetate Properties

tert-Butyl Acetate

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tert-Butyl acetate is used as a solvent in the production of lacquers, enamels, inks, adhesives, thinners and industrial cleaners. It has recently gained EPA VOC exempt status.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 98 °C
CAS Number 540-88-5
Class 3
Density 0.866 g/ml
EINECS Number 208-760-7
HS Code 29153990
IUPAC Name tert-Butyl Acetate
InChI 1S/C6H12O2/c1-5(7)8-6(2,3)4/h1-4H3
Main Hazards Flammable
Melting Point -62°C
Molar Mass 116.16 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-3,R-0,C-NA
PG 2
RTECS Number AF7400000
Refractive n20/D 1.386
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Acetic acid,1,1-dimethylethyl ester;Aceticacid, tert-butyl ester;tert-Butyl alcohol, acetate;1,1-Dimethylethyl Acetate;2-Acetoxy-2-methylpropane;Acetic acid tert-butylester;NSC 59719;Texaco Lead Appreciator;tert-Butylethanoate;tert-Butyl Acetate;t-Butyl Acetate