Ethyl acetate

Synonyms: Ethyl ethanoate, Acetic ester, Ethyl ester

Molar Mass: 88.11 g/mol

Chemical Formula: C₄H₈O₂

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Catalogue Number109623
SynonymsEthyl ethanoate, Acetic ester, Ethyl ester
DescriptionEthyl acetate
OverviewEMSURE® grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE® provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE® range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.

Product Information
CAS number141-78-6
EC index number607-022-00-5
EC number205-500-4
GradeACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur
Hill FormulaC₄H₈O₂
Chemical formulaCH₃COOC₂H₅
Molar Mass88.11 g/mol
HS Code2915 31 00
Quality LevelMQ300
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point77 °C (1013 hPa)
Density0.90 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Explosion limit2.1 – 11.5 %(V)
Flash point-4 °C
Ignition temperature460 °C
Melting Point-83 °C
Vapor pressure97 hPa (20 °C)
Solubility85.3 g/l
Toxicological Information
LD 50 oralLD50 Rat 5620 mg/kg
LD 50 dermalLD50 Rabbit > 18000 mg/kg
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s)Hazard Pictogram(s)Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)Hazard Pictogram(s)
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 WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Hazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsIrritant
Hazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsFlammable
Categories of dangerhighly flammable, irritant
R PhraseR 11-36-66-67
Highly flammable.Irritating to eyes.Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
S PhraseS 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.
Storage Information
StorageStore at +2°C to +25°C.

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