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Ethyl Acetate
May 18, 2018


DescriptionEthyl Acetate

Physical and Chemical Property: Clear colorless liquid,
Molecular Formula: C4H8O2 

CAS No.: 141-78-6 

UN No.: 1173   

Class: 3 flammable liquid 

Specification:

TYPICAL CERTIFICATE OF ANLYSIS

Item

Index

Analysis results

Appearance

-

Transparent liquid, no special odor

Passed

Purity

%

99.8 min

99.95

Alcohol

%

0.10 max

0.002

Water Content

%

0.05 max

0.014

Acetic

%

0.004 max

0.003

Color

#

10 max

5

Density

g/cm3

0.897-0.902

0.900

Residue after evaporation

%

0.001 max

0.0007

Packed in 180KG/ Iron Drums or ISO Tank; 
20'FCL =14.4MT IN IRON DRUM Or 21MT IN ISO TANK
Application: Ethyl acetate is most commonly used as a solvent (due to its dilution properties). It is also used in coating formulations for wood furniture, agricultural, construction equipment, mining equipment and marine uses. The main user end markets of these product are the electronics, cosmetic, printing, food and coatings industries.

Storage and transportation: Storage is normally in a cool, dry and well ventilated facility away from oxidising agents.  Ethyl acetate should be kept out of direct sunlight, heat and open flames.