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Ethyl acetate

Ethyl acetate for liquid chromatography LiChrosolv®. CAS 141-78-6, EC Number 205-500-4, chemical formula CH₃COOC₂H₅., for liquid chromatography LiChrosolv®

Synonym: Ethyl ethanoate, Acetic ester, Ethyl ester

  • CAS Number 141-78-6

  • Linear Formula C₄H₈O₂

  • Molecular Weight 88.11 g/mol

  •  EC Number 205-500-4



Related Categories HPLC Grade Solvents, HPLC Solvents, Solvent by Application, Solvents
packaging   1 l in Glass bottle (1008681000)
  10 l in Barrel stainl. st. (1008689010)
  2.5 l in Glass bottle (1008682500)
  4 l in Glass bottle (1008684000)
bp   77 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     2.1 - 11.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   97 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   85.3 g/l
density   0.90 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   -4 °C
autoignition temp.   460 °C
mp   -83 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 5620 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 18000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +2°C to +25°C.
specifications   Purity (GC): ≥ 99.8 %
  Identity (IR): conforms
  Evaporation residue: ≤ 2.0 mg/l
  Water: ≤ 0.05 %
  Acidity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
  Alkalinity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
  Transmission (at 260 nm): ≥ 50 %
  Transmission (at 265 nm): ≥ 80 %
  Transmission (from 270 nm): ≥ 98 %
  Filtered by 0.2 µm filter


Other Notes

With their high degree of UV transmittance, low particle count, low acidity and alkalinity and low evaporation residue level, LiChrosolv® solvents are ideal for reproducible separations. Since separations are normally carried out under gradient conditions in analytical HPLC, we offer solvents in "gradient grade" as well as "isocratic grade". This enables to minimize the gradient effect of the solvent involved.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

HS Code 
2915 31 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H336: May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
EUH066: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal Word 
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1173 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1173 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1173 , 3, II
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, irritant
R Phrase 
R 11-36-66-67
Highly flammable.Irritating to eyes.Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
S Phrase 
S 16-26-33
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
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