Methyl acetateMethyl acetate (C3H6O2) is a flammable colorless liquid with a pleasant smell, used as a solvent. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Methyl acetate. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc
Methyl acetate Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Flash point 14°F.
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Use proper flammable materials storage building.
- Compatible Details: Nitrates; strong oxidizers, alkalis & acids; water [Note: Reacts slowly with water to form acetic acid & methanol.]
- Description: Methyl acetate, also known as MeOAc, acetic acid methyl ester or methyl ethanoate, is a carboxylate ester with the formula CH3COOCH3.
- Classification: CLASS 3
- Brand Name: n/a
Methyl acetate Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C3H6O2||932.00 kg/m³||56.9°C, 330 K, 134°F||Methyl acetate||74.08 g/mol||Methanol, diethyl ether, water.||-98°C, 175 K, -144°F|