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Ethyl acetate

suitable for HPLC, ≥99.8%

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Synonym(s):
EtOAc
Linear Formula:
CH3COOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.11
Beilstein:
506104
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

3 (20 °C, vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

73 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Assay

≥99.8%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

801 °F

expl. lim.

2.2-11.5 %, 38 °F

technique(s)

GC/MS: suitable
HPLC: suitable

impurities

<0.050% water

evapn. residue

<0.0003%

refractive index

n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)

bp

76.5-77.5 °C (lit.)

mp

−84 °C (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: soluble(lit.)
chloroform: soluble(lit.)

density

0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

λ

H2O reference

UV absorption

λ: 254 nm Amax: 1.00
λ: 263 nm Amax: 0.05
λ: 275-400 nm Amax: 0.01

application(s)

food and beverages

format

neat

SMILES string

CCOC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O2/c1-3-6-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3

InChI key

XEKOWRVHYACXOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Ethyl acetate

Essential Grade
Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

assay

≥99.8%

assay

≥99.9% (GC)

assay

99.9%

assay

≥99.5%

solubility

alcohol: soluble(lit.), chloroform: soluble(lit.)

solubility

water: soluble

solubility

alcohol: soluble(lit.), chloroform: soluble(lit.)

solubility

-

form

liquid

form

-

form

liquid

form

liquid

technique(s)

GC/MS: suitable, HPLC: suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

-

General description

Ethyl acetate (EA), a carboxylate ester, is bio-friendly organic solvent with a wide range of industrial applications. Its synthesis by reactive distillation and by acceptorless dehydrogenative dimerization of ethanol has been explored. Its ability as an acyl acceptor in the immobilized lipase-mediated preparation of biodiesel from crude vegetable oils has been examined. The complete degradation of ethyl acetate to CO2 using manganese octahedral molecular sieve (OMS-2) has been investigated. EA is an effective alternate solvent of diethyl ether, employed for the concentration of eggs, larvae, and cysts in fecal specimens during the Formalin-ether sedimentation technique. Acetaldehyde is reaction intermediate formed during the oxidative combustion of ethanol and ethyl acetate in the presence of copper oxide embedded on Ce-doped titania surface.

Application

Ethyl acetate may be used in the following studies:
  • As solvent for the isolation of Rose hip (Rosa canina L., Rosaceae) powder, via sonication.
  • As solvent for the abstraction of volatile thiols from wine for their quantitative estimation by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
  • Preparation of thin films of TiO2 (titanium dioxide) on glass.
  • As an extraction medium in the multi-residue analysis of pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables.
  • Acetylation of primary amines to form amides in the presence of dimethyltin(IV) acetic acid distannoxane.

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

24.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

-4 °C


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Analytica chimica acta, 660(1-2), 102-109 (2010-01-28)
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A new multi-residue method for determination of pesticide residues in a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, using the National Food Administration (NFA) ethyl acetate extraction and determination by means of LC-MS/MS, is presented. The method includes pesticides normally detected
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Anatase thin films on glass from the chemical vapor deposition of titanium (IV) chloride and ethyl acetate.
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