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Ethyl acetate

tested according to Ph Eur

Synonym: EtOAc, Ethylis acetas

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical/Chromatography, Ethyl Acetate, Pharmacopoeia, Pharmacopoeia A-Z, Solvent by Type,
vapor density   3 (20 °C, vs air)
vapor pressure   73 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   XEKOWRVHYACXOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   SAFC Hitech®
autoignition temp.   801 °F
shelf life   02 yr
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   tested according to Ph Eur
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

Description

Application

Ethyl acetate is a food odorant used as a test reagent for determining the olfactory rhythms in Drosophila melanogaster by measuring electroantennogram (EAG) responses to odorants.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ethyl acetate is the ester of ethanol and acetic acid that possess antioxidant property and can induce genotoxicity in V79 mammalian cells.

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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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