Ethyl Acetate

Ethyl Acetate:

IUPAC Name: Ethyl Acetate
HS Code: 29153100
Formula: CH3COOCH2CH3
Appearance: Colorless Liquid
CAS No: 141-78-6
Common Names: Ethyl Acetic Ester, EA, EAC
Ethyl acetate is a clear colorless liquid with a fruity odor. It is also found in alcoholic beverages, cereal crops, radishes, fruit juices, beer, wine, spirits, etc. It is highly miscible with all common organic solvents (alcohols, ketones, glycols,

esters), which make it a common solvent for cleaning, paint removal, and coatings. Due to its agreeable aroma and low cost, ethyl acetate is commonly used and manufactured large scale worldwide.

Ethyl Acetate is commonly used in a wide range of applications, including the Printing & Packaging Industry, Rotogravure Inks, varnishes, and car care chemicals, and in the production of enamels, plastics, and rubber. It is also used in a variety of paint and coating formulations such as epoxies for applications in wood furniture and fixtures, agricultural, construction and mining equipment, auto refinishing and marine, etc.

Property Units Value
Appearance Clear, colorless liquid
Purify % ≥99.5
Residue on Evaporation % ≤0.003
Water % ≤0.2
Titratable acid meq/g ≤0.0008
Density g/ml 0.878-0.883


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