1.00789 Supelco

Ethyl acetate

for gas chromatography MS SupraSolv®

Synonym: Essigester, Ethyl ester, EtOAc

  • CAS Number 141-78-6

  • Linear Formula CH3COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 88.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 506104

  •  MDL number MFCD00009171

  •  EC Index Number 205-500-4



Related Categories GC Solvents, GC-MS Solvents, Solvent by Application, Solvents
Quality Level   100
vapor density   3 (20 °C, vs air)
vapor pressure   73 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.8% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   801 °F
potency   5620 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >18000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   2.2-11.5 %, 38 °F
application(s)   GC/MS: suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.3720 (lit.)
bp   76.5-77.5 °C (lit.)
mp   −84 °C (lit.)
transition temp   flash point -4 °C
solubility   85.3 g/L
density   0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCOC(C)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O2/c1-3-6-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3
storage conditions   Store at +2°C to +25°C.


General description

SupraSolv MS is dedicated for use in gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometric detection. SupraSolv solvents offer the largest specified retention time range, a clear baseline and a minimal signal-to-noise ratio leading to reliable and reproducible analysis results.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.8 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Evaporation residue: ≤ 3.0 mg/l
Water: ≤ 0.02 %
Color: ≤ 10 Hazen
GC/MSD (retention range n-undecane ton-tetracontane, scaning area 30 - 600 amu,individual signals (n- tetradecane standard)): ≤ 3 ng/ml
Suitable for residue analysis.

Legal Information

SUPRASOLV is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
24.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-4 °C
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