8.02189 EMD Millipore

tert-Butyl acetate

tert-Butyl acetate for synthesis. CAS 540-88-5, EC Number 208-760-7, chemical formula CH₃COOC(CH₃)₃., for synthesis

Synonym: Acetic acid tert-butyl ester

  • CAS Number 540-88-5

  • Linear Formula C₆H₁₂O₂

  • Molecular Weight 116.15 g/mol

  •  EC Number 208-760-7



Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents More...
packaging   250 ml in Glass bottle (8021890250)
bp   95 - 97 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   41 hPa (20 °C)
density   0.87 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   1 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 4100 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.865 - 0.866
  Identity (IR): passes test

Price and Availability

Ask us for bulk and customization needs

My Chemicals
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

HS Code 
2915 39 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
EUH066: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1123 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1123 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1123 , 3, II
Categories of danger 
highly flammable
R Phrase 
R 11-66
Highly flammable.Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
S Phrase 
S 16-23-25-29-33
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Do not breathe vapour.Avoid contact with eyes.Do not empty into drains.Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Protocols & Articles
Related Products

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?