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Ethyl pyruvate

Ethyl pyruvate for synthesis. CAS 617-35-6, EC Number 210-511-2, chemical formula CH₃COCOOC₂H₅., for synthesis

Synonym: Pyruvic acid ethyl ester, Ethyl 2-oxopropanoate, Ethyl 2-oxopropionate

  • CAS Number 617-35-6

  • Linear Formula C₅H₈O₃

  • Molecular Weight 116.11 g/mol

  •  EC Number 210-511-2



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8066170100)
bp   144 - 146 °C (1013 hPa)
solubility   10 g/l
density   1.05 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   52 °C
mp   -58 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +2°C to +8°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 97.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.044 - 1.049
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2918 30 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
P235 + P410: Keep cool. Protect from sunlight.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 2 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
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 3272 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 3272 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 3272 , 3, III
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 10
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