Ethyl Acetate

Ethyl acetate is one of the simplest carboxylate esters. The colourless liquid has a sweet, fruity odour that most people find pleasant. Ethyl acetate is a widely used solvent, especially for paints, varnishes, lacquers, cleaning mixtures, and perfumes.

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HS Code: 2915

C.A.S number: 141-78-6

Haz class:  H225-H319-H336

U N number:  1173

Technical Specifications

PARAMETERS SPECIFICATIONS
Appearance
Clear & colourless
Ethyl acetate
99.8 % w/w (Min)
Specific gravity at 27°C
0.895 – 0.898
Acetic acid
0.01 % w/w (Max)
Water
0.05 % w/w (Max)
Ethyl alcohol
0.05 % w/w (Max)
Residue On Evaporation
0.01 % w/w (Max)
Colour
10 APHA (Max)
Distillation range
Initial Boiling Point at 760 mmHg
76°C (Min)
Dry Point at 760 mmHg
78.5°C (Max)
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol & acetone