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Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl acetate

≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
Methyl ethanoate
Linear Formula:
CH3COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.08
FEMA Number:
2676
Beilstein:
1736662
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
213
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.023
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515
FDA 21 CFR 175.105

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

vapor pressure

165 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

936 °F

expl. lim.

16 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.361 (lit.)

bp

57-58 °C (lit.)

mp

−98 °C (lit.)

density

0.934 g/mL at 25 °C

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fruity; ethereal; sweet

SMILES string

COC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C3H6O2/c1-3(4)5-2/h1-2H3

InChI key

KXKVLQRXCPHEJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Methyl acetate has been identified as one of the volatile components in fresh grapefruit juice, green coffee and cantaloupe.

Packaging

5, 10 kg in steel drum
20 kg in composite drum
1 kg in glass bottle

Pictograms

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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)

8.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-13 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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