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109258 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl propionate

99%

  • CAS Number 554-12-1

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 88.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1737628

  •  EC Number 209-060-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009306

  •  eCl@ss 39022202

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24846900

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C2 to C5, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
vapor density   3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   40 mmHg ( 11 °C)
  85.3 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   99%
autoignition temp.   876 °F
expl. lim.   13 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.376 (lit.)
bp   79 °C (lit.)
mp   −88 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble 16 parts
  alcohol: miscible
  diethyl ether: miscible
density   0.915 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCC(=O)OC
InChI   1S/C4H8O2/c1-3-4(5)6-2/h3H2,1-2H3
InChI key   RJUFJBKOKNCXHH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Methyl propionate is an efficient solvent for Porcine Pancreatic Lipase (PPL)-catalyzed transesterification reaction of various diols. It is commonly used in organic synthesis. It undergoes vapour-phase aldol condensation with formaldehyde to form methyl methacrylate.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1248 - class 3 - PG 2 - Methyl propionate
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
UF5970000
Flash Point(F) 
28.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-2 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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