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Ethyl acetate

natural, ≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: EtOAc

  • CAS Number 141-78-6

  • Linear Formula CH3COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 88.11

  •  FEMA Number 2414

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 506104

  •  EC Number 205-500-4

  •  Council of Europe no. 191

  •  MDL number MFCD00009171

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901054

  •  Flavis number 9.001

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E-F, E-G,
grade   FG
  Kosher
  natural
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (182.60)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   3 (20 °C, vs air)
vapor pressure   73 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   XEKOWRVHYACXOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   801 °F
shelf life   60 mo.
expl. lim.   2.2-11.5 %, 38 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)
bp   76.5-77.5 °C (lit.)
mp   −84 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble
density   0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   ethereal; fruity
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

Ethyl acetate can be used as a flavoring agent in the food industry. It is one of the volatile components identified in Spirulina platensis.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

5, 10 kg in steel drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1173 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethyl acetate
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AH5425000
Flash Point(F) 
26.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-3 °C

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