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Methyl acetate properties
Apr 28, 2018

Melting point -98 °C
Boiling point 57-58 °C (lit.)
Density 0.932 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Vapor density 2.55 (vs air)
Vapor pressure 165 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Refractive index n20/D 1.361(lit.)
Flash point 3.2 °F
Storage Conditions
Solubility 250g/l
Color Clear colorless to slightly pale yellow
Relative polarity 0.253
Explosive limit (explosive limit) 3.1-16% (V)
Water solubility 250 g/L (20 oC)
Merck 14,6008
BRN 1736662
Stable. Extremely flammable - friendly forms explosive mixtures with air. Note low flash point and wide explosion limits. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids, nitrates. May be moisture sensitive.