Methyl formate - CAS # 107-31-3

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CAS 107-31-3 - Methyl Formate

Chemical Name:  Methyl formate

Chemical Formula:  C2H4O2

CAS Number:  107-31-3

EC Number (EINECS):  203-481-7

Synonyms:  Formic acid, methyl ester;Methyl methanoate;HCOOCH3;Formiate de methyle;Methylester kyseliny mravenci;Methylformiaat;Methylformiat;Metil;Mravencan methylnaty;UN 1243;Methyl ester of formic acid

Appearance:  colourless liquid

Melting Point:  -100 C

Boiling Point:  32 C

Vapor Density:  2.1 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  476 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  -19 C

Explosion Limits:  4 - 23 %

Water Solubility:  appreciable

Stability:  Stable. Extremely flammable. Readily forms explosive mixtures with air. Note low flash point and very wide explosion limits. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Molecular Weight:  60.0520

Alternate Names:  Methyl Formate | MFORM8

Department:  Organics

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