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Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methoxyethyl acetate

reagent grade, 98%

Synonym(s):
Methyl Cellosolve® acetate, 1-Acetoxy-2-methoxyethane, Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether acetate
Linear Formula:
CH3COOCH2CH2OCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
118.13
Beilstein:
1700761
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

assay

98%

form

liquid

expl. lim.

0.34-6.3 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.402 (lit.)

bp

145 °C (lit.)

mp

−65 °C (lit.)

density

1.009 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COCCOC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O3/c1-5(6)8-4-3-7-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

XLLIQLLCWZCATF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2-Methoxyethyl acetate may be employed as a monomer model to evaluate the hydration structure of poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate).

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

Legal Information

Cellosolve is a registered trademark of Union Carbide

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Flam. Liq. 3 - Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

114.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

46 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

A new diesel oxygenate additive and its effects on engine combustion and emissions.
Yanfeng G, et al.
Applied Thermal Engineering, 27(1), 202-207 (2007)
Synthesis of 2-Methoxyethyl Acetate by Transesterification on the Solid Base K2CO3/Al2O3 [J].
Gong GZ, et al.
Fine Chemicals / ????, 10, 014-014 (2008)
Freitag W and Stoye D
Paints, Coatings and Solvents, (2) (2008)
G Johanson
Critical reviews in toxicology, 30(3), 307-345 (2000-06-14)
Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether (EGME) and its acetate ester (EGMEA) are highly flammable, colorless, moderately volatile liquids with very good solubility properties. They are used in paints, lacquers, stains, inks and surface coatings, silk-screen printing, photographic and photo lithographic processes...
R J Smialowicz et al.
Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 18(4), 621-627 (1992-05-01)
Oral dosing of adult male F344 rats with the glycol ether 2-methoxyethanol (ME) or its principal metabolite 2-methoxyacetic acid (MAA) results in the suppression of the primary plaque-forming cell (PFC) response to trinitrophenyl-lipopolysaccharide (TNP-LPS). In the present study, the PFC...

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