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245852 Sigma-Aldrich

Propyl formate

97%

Synonym: n-Propyl methanoate

  • CAS Number 110-74-7

  • Linear Formula HCOOCH2CH2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 88.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1739272

  •  EC Number 203-798-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00003295

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24854762

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
vapor density   3.03 (vs air)
vapor pressure   100 mmHg ( 29.5 °C)
  50 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   97%
autoignition temp.   851 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.375 (lit.)
bp   80-81 °C (lit.)
mp   −93 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 45 part(lit.)
  alcohol: miscible(lit.)
  diethyl ether: miscible(lit.)
density   0.904 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [H]C(=O)OCCC
InChI   1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-6-4-5/h4H,2-3H2,1H3
InChI key   KFNNIILCVOLYIR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Propyl formate was used in the synthesis of the radicals - CH3CH2CHOCHO, CH3CHCH2OCHO, and CH2CH2CH2OCHO by TiCl3.H2O2 radical-generating method.

Packaging

100 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1281 - class 3 - PG 2 - Propyl formates
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
LR0175000
Flash Point(F) 
26.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-3 °C - closed cup

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