Methyl Acetate


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CAS 79-20-9 - Methyl Acetate

Analyte:  Methyl Acetate

Abbreviation:  MACET8

CAS Number or ID:  79-20-9

Department:  Organics

EC Number (EINECS):  79-20-9

Synonyms:  Methyl acetate;Devoton;Tereton;CH3COOCH3;Methyl ethanoate;Acetate de methyle;Methyl acetic ester;Methylacetaat;Methylacetat;Methyle (acetate de);Methylester kiseliny octove;Metile (acetato di);Ethyl ester of monoacetic acid;Metile;UN 1231;Methyl ester of acetic acid

Chemical Formula:  C3H6O2

Apearance:  colourless liquid with a pleasant odour

Melting Point:  -98 C

Boiling Point:  56 C

Vapor Density:  2.6 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  170 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  -10 C (closed cup)

Explosion Limits:  3.1 - 16%

Water Solubility:  appreciable

Stability:  Stable. Extremely flammable - readily 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.Analytical testing dots

Laboratory tests that may be available by ALS - Columbia for Methyl Acetate (CAS # 79-20-9):

EPA MethodTest NameMatrixMRLInstrument
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid0.01 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid0.5 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid10 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid2 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSNonAq Liquid0.01 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSNonAq Liquid10 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSSolid0.01 GCMS
EPA 8260BVolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSSolid10 GCMS
CLP-VOA OLC03.2Low Level Water Volatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid0.5 GCMS
CLP-VOA OLM04.3Volatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid10 GCMS
CLP-VOA OLM04.3Volatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSLiquid5 GCMS
CLP-VOA OLM04.3Volatile Organic Compounds by GC/MSSolid10 GCMS

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