Methyl formate, 97%, may cont. up to ca 3% methanol
Brand: Alfa Aesar A15850.AP
UNSPSC : 12352114
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 107-31-3 Weight : 0.01000kg Transport : UN number : 1243 Chem class : 1 Pack group : I
Methyl formate is used as a precursor to formamide, dimethylformamide and formic acid. It is used as a blowing agent and utilized for quick-drying finishes due to its high vapor pressure. It is used as a component of azeotrope to recover expensive solvents. Further, it is used as a propellant and an intermediate for optical brighteners and hydrocyanic acid.
Miscible with water.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|may cont. up to ≈3% methanol|