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06547 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl formate

analytical standard

Synonym: Formic acid methyl ester

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   2.1 (vs air)
InChI Key   TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.8% (GC)
autoignition temp.   842 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   23 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.343(lit.)
  n20/D 1.344
bp   32-34 °C(lit.)
mp   −100 °C(lit.)
density   0.974 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

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Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1243 - class 3 - PG 1 - Methyl formate
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LQ8925000
Flash Point(F) 
-2.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-19 °C
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GC Analysis of Solvents on a Packed Column (3% SP-1500 on Carbopack™ B)

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GC Analysis of Volatiles in White Wine on VOCOL® after SPME using a 75 μm Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in White Wine on VOCOL® after SPME using a 75 μm Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Gas chromatography mass spectrometry, Mass spectrometry, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of a 12-Component Esters and Ethers Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography

GC Analysis of a 56-Component Industrial Solvents Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of a 56-Component Industrial Solvents Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography

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