Ethyl Acetate 99.7% ACS


Ethyl acetate is a clear, colourless, and highly volatile liquid with a sweet fruity smell. It is a popular organic solvent widely used in various industrial and commercial applications. Ethyl acetate is soluble in water, alcohols, and most organic solvents, making it a versatile solvent.

In industrial settings, ethyl acetate is used as a solvent for the production of varnishes, lacquers, and other coatings, as well as in the production of plastics, printing inks, and adhesives. It is also commonly used in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries as a reaction solvent, extraction solvent, and crystallization solvent.

In addition to industrial uses, ethyl acetate is also used in a variety of consumer products, such as nail polish remover, decaffeinated tea and coffee, and perfumes. It is also used as a flavouring agent and in the production of artificial fruit extracts.

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  • Solvent for coatings, paints, inks, and adhesives
  • Extraction solvent for pharmaceuticals, flavors, and fragrances
  • Production of artificial silk and leather
  • Component in nail polish removers and perfumes
  • Solvent for cellulose acetate, which is used in photographic films, plastics, and textiles
  • Component in cleaning agents, such as degreasers and furniture polish
  • Used in the production of pharmaceuticals, dyes, and resins
  • Extraction of caffeine from coffee beans and tea leaves
  • Solvent for the manufacture of varnishes, lacquers, and printing inks.

Minimum Assay: >99.7%
Molecular Formula: C4H8O2
Molecular Weight: 88.11 g/mol
Colour: < 10 APHA
Refractive Index: 1.3704-1.3744
Acidity (acetic Acid): <0.005%
Ethanol: <0.05%

Hazard Class: 3

Packing Group: 2

Hazard Phrases: Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if inhaled. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.

Prec Phrases: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.


Cas No: 141-78-6
Einecs No: 205-500-4
FP: -4

HS CODE: 2915310000


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