Ethyl formate

ethyl formate, ethyl ester of formic acid, ethyl methanoate, areginal, formic ether

How to detect Ethyl formate

Formula: C3H6O2 | CAS: 109-94-4

Synonyms: ethyl formate, ethyl ester of formic acid, ethyl methanoate, areginal, formic ether

Ethyl formate is used as a solvent for celullose based coatings, in the preparation of safety glass, and in fumigation of dried foods and tobacco.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C3H6O2
CAS no. 109-94-4
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 1.76
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 35
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV ZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.325
Molecular Weight, g/mole 74.0
Melting point, °C -80
Boiling point, °C 53
Flash point, °C -19.4
Lower Explosive Limit, % 2.8
Specification Value/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.917
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.61
EH40 TWA, ppm 100
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 308
EH40 STEL, ppm 150
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 462
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 100
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 300
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 1500
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 100
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³ 300

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