Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl formate, 97%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11113.AE

UNSPSC: 12352114

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 109-94-4 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 100mL

Product Code. 11408940

Quantity Price
1 £ 16.85 / 100mL
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 11-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl formate
CAS 109-94-4
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
Linear Formula HCO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 74.08
MDL Number MFCD00003294
UN Number UN1190
Beilstein 906769
Merck Index 14,3807
Synonym Formic acid ethyl ester

Specification

Formula Weight 74.08
Assay Percent Range 97%
Physical Form Liquid
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P262-P243-P305+P351+P338-P403
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Beilstein 906769
Flash Point −19°C (−2°F)
MDL Number MFCD00003294
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H332-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Assay 97%
Synonym Formic acid ethyl ester
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
CAS 109-94-4
UN Number UN1190
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
pH 4.1
Linear Formula HCO2CH2CH3
RTECS Number LQ8400000
Boiling Point 52° to 54°C
Quantity 100mL
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl formate
Odor Fruit-like
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point −81°C
Merck Index 14,3807
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL FORMATE

Applications
Ethyl formate is used as a solvent for cellulose nitrate, cellulose acetate, greases and oils. It is also used as a flavor for lemonade and essences. It is involved in the fumigation of dried fruits, as an alternative to methyl bromide.

Solubility
Miscible with water, benzene, alcohol, ether, acetone and most organic solvents.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with bases and oxidizing agents.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H332-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P210-P262-P243-P305+P351+P338-P403
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store in a well-ventilated place.

2°C to 8°C