|Appearance||Colorless clear liquid|
|Purity(GC)||min. 99.5 %|
Methyl acetate Properties
|Boiling Point||57 °C|
|Flash point||-16 °C|
|Specific Gravity (20/20)||0.94|
|Solubility in water||Soluble|
|Degree of solubility in water||240 g/l 20 °C|
|Solubility (miscible with)||Ether,Alcohol|
|Solubility (soluble in)||Chloroform,Benzene,Acetone|
Methyl acetate GHS
|Hazard Statements||H320 : Causes eye irritation.
H370 : Causes damage to organs.
H335 : May cause respiratory irritation.
H225 : Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
|Precautionary Statements||P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P260 : Do not breathe dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
P270 : Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P240 : Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P210 : Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P233 : Keep container tightly closed.
P243 : Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P241 : Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting/ equipment.
P242 : Use only non-sparking tools.
P271 : Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
P370 + P378 : In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam to extinguish.
P307 + P311 : IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P337 + P313 : If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P305 + P351 + P338 : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P303 + P361 + P353 : IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 + P340 + P312 : IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P403 + P233 : Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235 : Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405 : Store locked up.
Methyl acetate Related Laws:
|UN Number (DOT-AIR)||UN1231|
|Packing Group (TCI-A)||II|