Ethyl Acetate
Solvent Properties

CAS 141-78-6


Physical Properties  
Molecular weight 88.11
Boiling point 77.11C
Vapor pressure 73.0 Torr at 20C
Freezing point -83.97C
Refractive index 1.3724 at 20C
Density 0.9006 g/mL (7.516 lb/gal) at 20C
  0.8945 g/mL (7.465 lb/gal) at 25C
Dielectric constant 6.02 at 25C
Dipole moment 1.88 D at 25C
Solvent group 6
Polarity index (P') 4.4
Eluotropic value on alumina 0.58
Viscosity 0.45 cP at 20C
Surface tension 23.75 dyn/cm at 20C
Solubility in water 8.7% at 20C
Solubility of water in ethyl acetate 3.3% at 20C
   
Regulatory and Safety Data  
DOT Hazard Class 3, Flammable Liquid
Packing Group II
UN Identification Number UN1173
   
Storage Store in an area designed for flammable storage, or in an approved metal cabinet, away from direct sunlight and sources of ignition.
   
EPA applicable waste code(s) U112, D001, F003
Flash Point 24 (-4C) by closed cup
Lower explosive limit 2.0%
Upper explosive limit 11.5%
Time weighted Average 400 ppm ACGIH