Ethyl Acetoacetate, ≥99%, Alfa Aesar™
Brand: Alfa Aesar A12544.36
UNSPSC : 12191602
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 141-97-9 Weight : 0.50000kg
Ethyl acetoacetate is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and as a co-promoter for unsaturated polyester resins. It is widely used in the production of dyes, inks, perfumes, plastics and flavoring agents. It is an important starting material for the syntheses of alpha-substituted acetoacetic esters and cyclic compounds like pyrazole, pyrimidine and coumarin derivatives. It acts as an intermediate in the synthesis of vitamins and pharmaceuticals. It finds application as a formaldehyde scavenger.
Miscible with water, benzene, chloroform, ether and acetone.
Incompatible with acids, bases, oxidizing agents, alkali metals and reducing agents.