Propyl acetate

Propyl acetate (C5H10O2) is a highly flammable, colorless liquid that has the odor of pears. It is used as a fragrance and flavor additive. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Propyl acetate. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, DRUMLoc

Propyl acetate Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 58°F.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Nitrates; strong oxidizers, alkalis & acids
  • Description: Propyl acetate, also known as propyl ethanoate, is a chemical compound used as a solvent. This clear, colorless liquid is known by its characteristic odor of pears. Due to this fact, it is commonly used in fragrances and as a flavor additive.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Propyl acetate Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C5H10O2 888.00 kg/m³ 102°C, 375 K, 216°F Propyl ethanoate 102.131 g/mol Water-slightly 215.°F (10°C)

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